Waghäusel

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Waghäusel
Monastery
Monastery
Coat of arms of Waghäusel
Coat of arms
Location of Waghäusel
Waghäusel is located in Germany
Waghäusel
Waghäusel
Waghäusel is located in Baden-Württemberg
Waghäusel
Waghäusel
Coordinates: 49°15′N 8°31′E / 49.250°N 8.517°E / 49.250; 8.517Coordinates: 49°15′N 8°31′E / 49.250°N 8.517°E / 49.250; 8.517
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionKarlsruhe
DistrictKarlsruhe
Government
 • MayorWalter Heiler (SPD)
Area
 • Total42.84 km2 (16.54 sq mi)
Elevation
104 m (341 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[3]
 • Total20,816
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
68743–68753
Dialling codes07254
Vehicle registrationKA
Websitewww.waghaeusel.de

Waghäusel (German pronunciation: [ˈvak.hɔʏzəl], locally [ˈvak.hɔusɛl]) is a German city located in the Rhine valley in the south-western state of Baden-Württemberg. Waghäusel consists of 3 townships which are the core city (1236 residents), Kirrlach (9347 residents), and Wiesental (9596 residents) [as of March 31, 2006]. Wiesental and Kirrlach are located on Bertha Benz Memorial Route.

Among the 3 townships, Wiesental occupies the largest land area of 21.2 km² followed by Kirrlach with 19.4 km² and the core city with 0.22 km².

Sights[edit]

  • Pilgrimage church of Mary with monastery
  • Baroque castle "Eremitage"
  • Daytaller House in Kirrlach
  • Gothic wood carved altar in the Catholic Church of Kirrlach
  • Old-German wine tavern in Kirrlach (liquor licence since July 15, 1700)

International relations[edit]

Waghäusel is twinned with the following towns:

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.statistik.baden-wuerttemberg.de/BevoelkGebiet/Bevoelkerung/01515020.tab?R=GS215106.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2017". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 2018.

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