Dettelbach

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Dettelbach
Coat of arms of Dettelbach
Coat of arms
Dettelbach   is located in Germany
Dettelbach
Dettelbach
Coordinates: 49°48′N 10°11′E / 49.800°N 10.183°E / 49.800; 10.183Coordinates: 49°48′N 10°11′E / 49.800°N 10.183°E / 49.800; 10.183
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Unterfranken
District Kitzingen
Government
 • Mayor Reinhold Kuhn
Area
 • Total 60.94 km2 (23.53 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,880
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 97337
Dialling codes 09324
Vehicle registration KT
Website www.dettelbach.de

Dettelbach is a town in the district of Kitzingen in the Regierungsbezirk Unterfranken in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the right bank of the Main, 17 km east of Würzburg, and 7 km north of Kitzingen.

Dettelbach was first named as a settlement in 741 AD; the town was founded in 1484 AD. Dettelbach has a nearly complete medieval city wall including towers, and two remaining town gates. Dettelbach's most prominent architectural features are cobble-stoned streets with picturesque rows of half-timbered houses, and historic buildings dating as far back as the Renaissance, or even late-Gothic era.

Dettelbach is famous for its wine, available from a number of local wineries. One major tourist attraction is the annual wine fest in the heart of downtown. The festival takes place every year from the Catholic Feast of Corpus Christi to the Sunday following the holiday. A local specialty are "Muskatzinen", flavorful pastries spiced with nutmeg, made after a secret recipe.

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