Gundelsheim, Baden-Württemberg

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View from Michaelsberg
View from Michaelsberg
Coat of arms of Gundelsheim
Coat of arms
Gundelsheim  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 49°17′N 9°10′E / 49.283°N 9.167°E / 49.283; 9.167Coordinates: 49°17′N 9°10′E / 49.283°N 9.167°E / 49.283; 9.167
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Heilbronn
 • Mayor Heike Schokatz
 • Total 38.45 km2 (14.85 sq mi)
Elevation 154 m (505 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,258
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 74831
Dialling codes 06269, 06265 (Bernbrunn), 07136 (Höchstberg, Obergriesheim)
Vehicle registration HN

Gundelsheim is a town in the district of Heilbronn in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

It is situated on the right bank of the Neckar, 17 km northwest of Heilbronn. The town centre retains its narrow mediaeval street plan, as well as much of its mediaeval timber architecture. Pickled gherkin manufacture and wine-growing are the two principal agricultural products, and the Neckarsulm-Gundelsheim Weingärtnergenossenschaft (vintner's co-operative) is reputed to be the oldest in all of Germany.

The most remarkable building in Gundelsheim is Castle Horneck, a former residence of the Teutonic order, now hosting the Transylvanian Museum.