Meißenheim

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Meißenheim
Coat of arms of Meißenheim
Coat of arms
Meißenheim   is located in Germany
Meißenheim
Meißenheim
Coordinates: 48°24′36″N 07°46′25″E / 48.41000°N 7.77361°E / 48.41000; 7.77361Coordinates: 48°24′36″N 07°46′25″E / 48.41000°N 7.77361°E / 48.41000; 7.77361
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Ortenaukreis
Government
 • Mayor Gerlinde Kleis
Area
 • Total 21.33 km2 (8.24 sq mi)
Elevation 151 m (495 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,902
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 77974
Dialling codes 07824
Vehicle registration OG
Website www.meissenheim.de

Meißenheim is a municipality in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Personalities[edit]

Sons and daughters of the place[edit]

  • Ferdinand Kopf (1857-1943), born in Kürzell, lawyer, member of parliament
  • Karl Hoppe (1889-1963), politician (Social Democratic Party of Germany, Communist Party of the Saar), member of the Saarland Parliament 1947-1952

Other personalities related to the place[edit]

Friederike Brion
  • Friederike Brion (1752-1813), the youthful love of Goethe was buried in Meißenheim

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