Waibstadt

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Waibstadt
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Waibstadt
Coat of arms
Waibstadt   is located in Germany
Waibstadt
Waibstadt
Coordinates: 49°17′51″N 08°55′12″E / 49.29750°N 8.92000°E / 49.29750; 8.92000Coordinates: 49°17′51″N 08°55′12″E / 49.29750°N 8.92000°E / 49.29750; 8.92000
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Rhein-Neckar-Kreis
Subdivisions 3: Waibstadt (Main Town), Daisbach, Bernau
Government
 • Mayor Hans Wolfgang Riedel (CDU)
Area
 • Total 25.57 km2 (9.87 sq mi)
Elevation 172 m (564 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,607
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 74915
Dialling codes 07263
Vehicle registration HD
Website www.waibstadt.de

Waibstadt is a town in the district of Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

It belongs to the municipal administration union "Waibstadt", which consists of Epfenbach, Helmstadt-Bargen, Neckarbischofsheim, Neidenstein, Reichartshausen and Waibstadt itself. Furthermore, it is part of the touristic region Brunnenregion.

Geography[edit]

Geographic location[edit]

Waibstadt is located in the valley of the Schwarzbach in the northern Kraichgau, about 25 km southeast of Heidelberg and about 6 km north of Sinsheim.

Neighbour municipalities[edit]

The town is surrounded in the northwest by Neidenstein, in the north by Epfenbach, in the northeast by Helmstadt-Bargen, in the east by Neckarbischofsheim, in the south by Sinsheim and in the west by Zuzenhausen and Eschelbronn.

Parts of town[edit]

Besides the main town Waibstadt, the two villages Daisbach and Bernau are part of Waibstadt.

History[edit]

The first documented mentioning date at 795 AD, but there are indications, that at the same place there was a Roman settlement.

Notable Residents[edit]

Michael Himmelhan Edith Bentheimer


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