View of the town
|• Mayor||Rouven Kötter (SPD)|
|• Total||43.15 km2 (16.66 sq mi)|
|Elevation||142 m (466 ft)|
|• Density||230/km2 (590/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Division of the municipality
The municipality consists of 5 districts:
There was a small Jewish community in Wolfersheim since at least 1700. On Kristallnacht, the night of broken glass, The Jews of the town were brutally attacked by thugs. Their legal documents were destroyed and some were sent to the concentration camps where they perished at the hands of the Nazis. The Jewish cemetery still stands today though there are no Jews left in the town.
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- "Die Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). September 2014.
- "“Wölfersheim” Encyclopaedia of Jewish Communities: Germany volume 3". jewishgen.org. Retrieved March 27, 2014.
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