Bickenbach, Hesse

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Bickenbach
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Bickenbach
Coat of arms
Bickenbach  is located in Germany
Bickenbach
Bickenbach
Location of Bickenbach within Darmstadt-Dieburg district
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Coordinates: 49°46′0″N 8°37′0″E / 49.76667°N 8.61667°E / 49.76667; 8.61667Coordinates: 49°46′0″N 8°37′0″E / 49.76667°N 8.61667°E / 49.76667; 8.61667
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Darmstadt-Dieburg
Government
 • Mayor Markus Hennemann (SPD)
Area
 • Total 9.26 km2 (3.58 sq mi)
Elevation 119 m (390 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,975
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 64402–64404
Dialling codes 06257
Vehicle registration DA
Website www.bickenbach-bergstrasse.de

Bickenbach is a municipality in the Darmstadt-Dieburg district of Hesse, Germany. It is situated on the Hessische Bergstraße wine region.

Political geography[edit]

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The federal state of Hesse is divided into three administrative regions (Regierungsbezirk); Bickenbach is located in the most southerly of these regions - Darmstadt. There are fourteen districts (landkreise) within this region; Bickenbach is located in the southern district of Darmstadt-Dieburg. The district surrounds the city of Darmstadt proper. Neighbouring districts include Offenbach to the north, Gross-Gerau to the west, Bergstrasse to the south-west and Odenwaldkreis to the south-east. To the east lies the district of Miltenberg which forms the border with the federal state of Bavaria.

Economy[edit]

The organic food supermarket chain Alnatura is headquartered in Bickenbach.

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