Bermersheim vor der Höhe

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Bermersheim vor der Höhe
Coat of arms of Bermersheim vor der Höhe
Coat of arms
Location of Bermersheim vor der Höhe within Alzey-Worms district
Bermersheim vor der Höhe in AZ.svg
Bermersheim vor der Höhe is located in Germany
Bermersheim vor der Höhe
Bermersheim vor der Höhe
Bermersheim vor der Höhe is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Bermersheim vor der Höhe
Bermersheim vor der Höhe
Coordinates: 49°40′55″N 8°13′25″E / 49.68194°N 8.22361°E / 49.68194; 8.22361Coordinates: 49°40′55″N 8°13′25″E / 49.68194°N 8.22361°E / 49.68194; 8.22361
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictAlzey-Worms
Municipal assoc.Alzey-Land
Government
 • MayorWerner Wagner
Area
 • Total2.87 km2 (1.11 sq mi)
Elevation
147 m (482 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total383
 • Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
55234
Dialling codes06731
Vehicle registrationAZ

Bermersheim vor der Höhe is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Alzey-Worms district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

As a winegrowing centre, Bermersheim vor der Höhe lies in Germany’s biggest winegrowing district, in the middle of Rhenish Hesse. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Alzey-Land, whose seat is in Alzey.

History[edit]

The earliest documentary evidence of the name of Bermersheim dates from the year 768, in connection with the sale of an estate to Lorsch Abbey.

The words vor der Höhe (meaning “before the Heights”) were added to the name with effect from 1 April 1971.

Politics[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

The council is made up of 8 council members, who were elected by proportional representation at a municipal election held on 7 June 2009, with the honorary mayor as chairman.

The municipal election held on 7 June 2009 yielded the following results:[2]

   SPD  FWG 1 FWG 2 Total
2009 2 5 1 8 seats

Mayors[edit]

  • Volker Herberg (.... - 2004)
  • Werner Wagner (2004–present)

Culture and sightseeing[edit]

Buildings[edit]

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Famous people[edit]

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.
  2. ^ Kommunalwahl Rheinland-Pfalz 2009, Gemeinderat