From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Stadtteil of Frankfurt am Main
Coat of arms of Heddernheim
Coat of arms
Heddernheim is located in Germany
Location of Heddernheim (red) and the Ortsbezirk Nord-West (light red) within Frankfurt am Main
Frankfurt Stadtteil Heddernheim.svg
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]