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Stadtteil of Frankfurt am Main
Coat of arms of Heddernheim
Coat of arms
Heddernheim  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°09′55″N 08°38′50″E / 50.16528°N 8.64722°E / 50.16528; 8.64722Coordinates: 50°09′55″N 08°38′50″E / 50.16528°N 8.64722°E / 50.16528; 8.64722
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Urban district
Town Frankfurt am Main
 • Total 2.488 km2 (0.961 sq mi)
Population (2007-12-31)
 • Total 16,232
 • Density 6,500/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 60439
Dialling codes 069
Vehicle registration F
Website www.heddernheim.de
Typical street
19th/20th century Jewish cemetery

Heddernheim is a city district of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is part of the Ortsbezirk Nord-West and is subdivided into the Stadtbezirke Heddernheim-Ost and Heddernheim-West.

Historic Artifacts[edit]

There have been three Mithraea (temples to Mithras) discovered at Heddernheim.[1] A hoard of silver votive plaques was discovered in the Roman settlement of Nida near Heddernheim in the nineteenth century, some of which are in the British Museum.[2] The offerings appear to have been deposited in a shrine dedicated to the Roman God of Jupiter Dolichenus.

Early history[edit]

Heddernheim was first mentioned in documents in 801 AD as Phetterenheim.

Subway station[edit]

The Heddernheim station serves four lines: U1, U2, U3 and U8 of the Frankfurt U-Bahn.[3]