Essenheim

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Essenheim
Coat of arms of Essenheim
Coat of arms
Location of Essenheim within Mainz-Bingen district
Essenheim in MZ.svg
Essenheim is located in Germany
Essenheim
Essenheim
Essenheim is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Essenheim
Essenheim
Coordinates: 49°55′50″N 8°09′20″E / 49.93056°N 8.15556°E / 49.93056; 8.15556Coordinates: 49°55′50″N 8°09′20″E / 49.93056°N 8.15556°E / 49.93056; 8.15556
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictMainz-Bingen
Municipal assoc.Nieder-Olm
Government
 • MayorHans-Erich Blodt (SPD)
Area
 • Total10.51 km2 (4.06 sq mi)
Elevation
148 m (486 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,560
 • Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
55270
Dialling codes06136
Vehicle registrationMZ
Websitewww.essenheim.de

Essenheim is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Essenheim lies in Rhenish Hesse southwest of Mainz. The winegrowing centre belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Nieder-Olm, whose seat is in the like-named town.

Politics[edit]

Town council[edit]

[3] Elections in 2014:

  • SPD: 11
  • CDU: 2
  • FWG: 5
  • GAL: 2
Essenheim Town hall

Coat of arms[edit]

The municipality’s arms might be described thus: Per pale sable and Or two lions combattant, the dexter of the second armed, langued and crowned gules, the sinister with double tail of the third armed and langued azure.

Culture and sightseeing[edit]

Regular events[edit]

The Essenheim kermis (church consecration festival, locally known as the Kerb) was once held in late August, but since 2007, it has been held on the second weekend in September.

Essenheim also celebrates a canons’ festival (Domherrnfest). Besides selected wines, the street and courtyard festival offers a great many culinary highlights with background music by various artists.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Essenheim is characterized by winegrowing and fruitgrowing.

Transport[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2017 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2018.
  3. ^ http://www.wahlen.rlp.de/kw/wahlen/2014/gemeinderatswahlen/ergebnisse/3390601700.html

Further reading[edit]

  • Chronik des Dorfes Essenheim bei Mainz: Zugleich die Geschichte der Freireligiösen Gemeinde Essenheim [Chronicle of Essenheim Village near Mainz, with the History of the Free Religious Community of Essenheim] (in German). Mainz: Freireligiöse Gemeinde. 1992. OCLC 314451127. 44 pages from the records of Johann Probst.

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