Zotzenheim

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Zotzenheim
Coat of arms of Zotzenheim
Coat of arms
Zotzenheim   is located in Germany
Zotzenheim
Zotzenheim
Coordinates: 49°52′27″N 07°58′08″E / 49.87417°N 7.96889°E / 49.87417; 7.96889Coordinates: 49°52′27″N 07°58′08″E / 49.87417°N 7.96889°E / 49.87417; 7.96889
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Mainz-Bingen
Municipal assoc. Sprendlingen-Gensingen
Government
 • Mayor Alexander Strack
Area
 • Total 3.18 km2 (1.23 sq mi)
Elevation 105 m (344 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 628
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 55576
Dialling codes 06701
Vehicle registration MZ
Website www.sprendlingen-gensingen.de

Zotzenheim is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The municipality lies in Rhenish Hesse. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Sprendlingen-Gensingen, whose seat is in Sprendlingen.

Culture and sightseeing[edit]

Sport[edit]

On Kreuznacher Straße is found a cinder team handball court and a clubhouse. HSG Zotzenheim/St. Johann/Sprendlingen is a successful team handball club that grew out of TV Zotzenheim 1901 (gymnastic club) and has already played several times in the third handball league.

Regular events[edit]

  • On 1 May near the Napoleonshöhe mountain, or Gipfel des Horns, or in the local speech also “Hörnchen” (“Little Horn”), the so-called Fire Brigade Festival (Feuerwehrfest) takes place.
  • In May on the weekend at Ascension Day, a folk festival for the region and beyond is held. In 2006, among others, the bands Paddy Goes To Holyhead, Dhalia's Lane, Galahad and WirrWarr appeared.
  • On the second weekend in July, a fair is held in Zotzenheim with a wine tent, a few stands and a handball tournament.
  • Zotzenheim is especially well known for the ZDF (Zotzenheimer Dorf-Fassenacht – the Carnival). Each year there are four “sessions” at the village community centre.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Wineries[edit]

Zotzenheim is home to five major wineries:

  • Weingut Werner Pitthan
  • Weingut Philipp Schnell
  • Weingut Siebenhof
  • Weingut Scheffer
  • Weingut Saulheimer

There are also several smaller wineries and those who do it as a hobby.

Other businesses[edit]

In the industrial park outside Zotzenheim on the street Am neuen Graben, several small businesses have set up shop, among them the Sand Barth shipping company.

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This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.