Seeheim-Jugenheim is a municipality in the Darmstadt-Dieburg district in Hesse, Germany. It has a population of approximately 17,000.
Seeheim-Jugenheim consists of seven villages:
Balkhausen (population 693) Jugenheim (population 4,448)
Malchen (population 1,004)
Ober-Beerbach (population 1,269)
Seeheim (population 9,060)
Steigerts (population 81)
Stettbach (population 144)
The municipality was formed on January 1, 1977 through the unification of the previously separate municipalities of Seeheim and Jugenheim. Until January 1, 1978 the municipality was known as Seeheim; after that it became known as Seeheim-Jugenheim.
It is famous for its
mountain bike trails to the nearby mountain Melibokus.
Seeheim-Jugenheim has been home to several notable residents throughout history, including
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia as well as writers Georg Kaiser and Helene Christaller.
Further it has been an ancient Jewish Community.
Industrial and commercial activity in Seeheim-Jugenheim is close to nonexistent; thus, most of its residents work in the nearby cities of
Darmstadt, Frankfurt or Heidelberg.
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Twin towns [ edit ]
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