Bickenbach, Hesse

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Bickenbach
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Bickenbach
Coat of arms
Location of Bickenbach within Darmstadt-Dieburg district
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Bickenbach is located in Germany
Bickenbach
Bickenbach
Bickenbach is located in Hesse
Bickenbach
Bickenbach
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
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionDarmstadt
DistrictDarmstadt-Dieburg
Government
 • MayorMarkus Hennemann (SPD)
Area
 • Total9.26 km2 (3.58 sq mi)
Elevation
119 m (390 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,975
 • Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
64402–64404
Dialling codes06257
Vehicle registrationDA
Websitewww.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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). September 2018.