Lambsheim

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Lambsheim
Lambsheim Ortsmitte.jpg
Coat of arms of Lambsheim
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Lambsheim   is located in Germany
Lambsheim
Lambsheim
Coordinates: 49°30′48″N 8°17′15″E / 49.51333°N 8.28750°E / 49.51333; 8.28750Coordinates: 49°30′48″N 8°17′15″E / 49.51333°N 8.28750°E / 49.51333; 8.28750
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis
Municipal assoc. Lambsheim-Heßheim
Government
 • Mayor Herbert Knoll
Area
 • Total 12.75 km2 (4.92 sq mi)
Elevation 95-98 m (−227 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,822
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 67245
Dialling codes 06233
Vehicle registration RP
Website www.lambsheim.de

Lambsheim is a municipality in the Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Lambsheim is situated approximately 6 km southwest of Frankenthal, and 11 km northwest of Ludwigshafen.

History[edit]

Lambsheim was first mentioned as Lammundisheim in the Lorsch codex in 768.[2]

Politics[edit]

Municipal Council[edit]

Municipal Council 1999[3] Municipal Council 2004[4] Municipal Council 2009[5] Municipal Council 2014[6]
Party Votes Seats Party Votes Seats Party Votes Seats Party Votes Seats
CDU 36.8 % 8 CDU 35.3 % 8 CDU 29.5 % 6 CDU 40.8 % 9
SPD 33.1 % 8 SPD 25.5 % 6 SPD 34.5 % 8 SPD 37.1 % 8
FDP 5.8 % 1 FDP 10.6 % 2 FDP 11.7 % 3 FDP 7.3 % 2
Greens 5.5 % 1 Greens 8.3 % 2 Greens 10.7 % 2 Greens 14.8 % 3
Independent (FWG) 18.7 % 4 Independent (FWG) 20.3 % 4 Independent (FWG) 13.6 % 3 Independent (FWG) - -
Voter Participation: 68.6% Voter Participation: 61.3% Voter Participation: 57.2% Voter Participation: 59.4%

Mayor[edit]

The mayor of Lambsheim is Herbert Knoll.[7]

Sister cities[edit]

Economy and Infrastructure[edit]

Wineries[edit]

In Lambsheim there are 3 wineries.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016. 
  2. ^ Minst, Karl Josef: Lorsch Codex, deed 1145, November 768, p. 130, Heidelberger historische Bestände – digital., Heidelberg University Library (in German)
  3. ^ "Municipal Council of 1999", Official website of Lambsheim (in German)
  4. ^ "Municipal Council of 2004", Official website of Lambsheim (in German)
  5. ^ "Municipal Council of 2009", Official website of Lambsheim (in German)
  6. ^ "Municipal Council of 2014", Official website of Lambsheim (in German)
  7. ^ The Municipalities, Lambsheim, Official website of Verbandsgemeinde Lambsheim-Heßheim (in German)