Hoffenheim

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Hoffenheim
Stadtteil of Sinsheim
Historical houses in Wainstädter Straße
Historical houses in Wainstädter Straße
Coat of arms of Hoffenheim
Coat of arms
Hoffenheim   is located in Germany
Hoffenheim
Hoffenheim
Coordinates: 49°16′20″N 08°50′40″E / 49.27222°N 8.84444°E / 49.27222; 8.84444Coordinates: 49°16′20″N 08°50′40″E / 49.27222°N 8.84444°E / 49.27222; 8.84444
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Rhein-Neckar-Kreis
Town Sinsheim
Population (2006)
 • Total 3,272
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 74889
Dialling codes 07261
Vehicle registration HD

Hoffenheim (German pronunciation: [ˈhɔfn̩haɪ̯m]) is a village in Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It belongs to the municipality of Sinsheim and, as of 2006, it has a population of 3,272.

History[edit]

The village, settled since prehistoric times, and first mentioned in 773 as Hovaheim in the Lorsch codex, was officially incorporated on July 1, 1972 into Sinsheim.[1]

Geography[edit]

Hoffenheim is located in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, close to the Neckartal-Odenwald national park. It is 3 km in west of Sinsheim, 6 km south of Meckesheim and only approximately 20 km from Heidelberg.

Sport[edit]

Hoffenheim is the historic home to football club TSG 1899 Hoffenheim which currently plays in the Bundesliga, Germany's top division, although the senior side now play their home games in the Rhein-Neckar-Arena, located in another Sinsheim suburb, Steinsfurt.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Hoffenheim at Wikimedia Commons