Waghäusel

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Waghäusel
Monastery
Monastery
Coat of arms of Waghäusel
Coat of arms
Waghäusel   is located in Germany
Waghäusel
Waghäusel
Coordinates: 49°15′N 8°31′E / 49.250°N 8.517°E / 49.250; 8.517Coordinates: 49°15′N 8°31′E / 49.250°N 8.517°E / 49.250; 8.517
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Karlsruhe
Government
 • Mayor Walter Heiler (SPD)
Area
 • Total 42.84 km2 (16.54 sq mi)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 19,981
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 68743–68753
Dialling codes 07254
Vehicle registration KA
Website www.waghaeusel.de

Waghäusel (German pronunciation: [ˈvak.hɔʏzəl], locally [ˈvak.hɔusɛl]) is a German town located in the Rhine valley in the south-western state of Baden-Württemberg. Waghäusel consists of 3 townships which are the core city (1236 residents), Kirrlach (9347 residents), and Wiesental (9596 residents) [as of March 31, 2006]. Wiesental and Kirrlach are located on Bertha Benz Memorial Route.

Among the 3 townships, Wiesental occupies the largest land area of 21.2 km² followed by Kirrlach with 19.4 km² and the core city with 0.22 km².

Sights[edit]

  • Pilgrimage church of Mary with monastery
  • Baroque castle "Eremitage"
  • Daytaller House in Kirrlach
  • Gothic wood carved altar in the Catholic Church of Kirrlach
  • Old-German wine tavern in Kirrlach (liquor licence since July 15, 1700)

International relations[edit]

Waghäusel is twinned with the following towns:

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