Bellheim

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Bellheim
Flag of Bellheim
Flag
Coat of arms of Bellheim
Coat of arms
Bellheim   is located in Germany
Bellheim
Bellheim
Coordinates: 49°11′53″N 08°16′45″E / 49.19806°N 8.27917°E / 49.19806; 8.27917Coordinates: 49°11′53″N 08°16′45″E / 49.19806°N 8.27917°E / 49.19806; 8.27917
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Germersheim
Municipal assoc. Bellheim
Government
 • Mayor Tobias Baumgärtner (CDU)
Area
 • Total 20.44 km2 (7.89 sq mi)
Elevation 113 m (371 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,519
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 76756
Dialling codes 07272
Vehicle registration GER
Website www.bellheim.de

Bellheim is a municipality in the district of Germersheim in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It is situated west of the Rhine, approx. 13 km east of Landau and 15 km northwest of the city of Karlsruhe. It is home to the Bellheimer Brauerei (part of Park & Bellheimer AG), a brewery that produces the Bellheimer Lord, Bellheimer Silberpils, and Bellheimer Naturtrüb beers and Bellaris mineral waters.

Bellheim is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Bellheim.

Personalities[edit]

Sons and daughters of the community[edit]

Anton Spiehler 1860
  • Anton Spiehler (1795-1867), Catholic bishop secretary, spiritual council and cathedral capitular of the Diocese of Speyer
  • Michael Bayersdörfer (1867-1940), politician and Reichstag deputy (BVP) 1924-1933
  • Manfred Kramer (born 1939), politician (CDU), member of the Landtag of Rhineland-Palatinate 1981-2003
  • Richard Bolz (born 1947), former General of the German Army Aviation Corps

People who have worked on the ground[edit]

  • Georg Gawliczek, (1919-1999), 1955/56 football trainer of Phönix Bellheim
  • Andy Becht (born 1974), jurist and politician (FDP), lives in Bellheim

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