Waldböckelheim

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Waldböckelheim
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Coat of arms of Waldböckelheim
Coat of arms
Waldböckelheim is located in Germany
Waldböckelheim
Waldböckelheim
Coordinates: 49°49′04″N 7°43′02″E / 49.81778°N 7.71722°E / 49.81778; 7.71722Coordinates: 49°49′04″N 7°43′02″E / 49.81778°N 7.71722°E / 49.81778; 7.71722
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Bad Kreuznach
Municipal assoc. Rüdesheim
Government
 • Mayor Rüdiger Karsch (SPD)
Area
 • Total 18.58 km2 (7.17 sq mi)
Elevation 195 m (640 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,237
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 55596
Dialling codes 06758
Vehicle registration KH
Website www.waldboeckelheim.de

Waldböckelheim is a municipality in the district of Bad Kreuznach in Rhineland-Palatinate, in western Germany.

Geography[edit]

Waldböckelheim is located north of the Nahe in the Rhenish Massif. Waldböckelheim is surrounded by three extinct volcanoes.

The Evangelical Church of Waldböckelheim.

History[edit]

It was mentioned first on 10 February 824 Becchilenheim. The prefix Wald (forest) was prefixed in the 13th Century to distinguish themselves from Gau-Bickelheim. In the castle Böckelheim was Emperor Henry IV prisoner of his son in December 1105. The office Bockelheim was formed together with the surrounding villages. After changing ownership several times, it belonged more than 300 years to the Electorate of the Palatinate.

Economy[edit]

In Waldböckelheim there are two kindergartens, one primary, a Regionale Schule and a voluntary fire brigade.

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