Rödelheim

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Rödelheim
Coat of arms of Rödelheim
Coat of arms
Location of Rödelheim (red) and the Ortsbezirk Mitte-West (light red) within Frankfurt am Main
Frankfurt Stadtteil Rödelheim.svg
Rödelheim is located in Germany
Rödelheim
Rödelheim
Rödelheim is located in Hesse
Rödelheim
Rödelheim
Coordinates: 50°07′54″N 08°36′35″E / 50.13167°N 8.60972°E / 50.13167; 8.60972Coordinates: 50°07′54″N 08°36′35″E / 50.13167°N 8.60972°E / 50.13167; 8.60972
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionDarmstadt
DistrictUrban district
TownFrankfurt am Main
Area
 • Total5.145 km2 (1.986 sq mi)
Population
 (2007-12-31)
 • Total17,504
 • Density3,400/km2 (8,800/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
60488, 60489
Dialling codes069
Vehicle registrationF
Websitewww.roedelheim.de

Rödelheim is a city district of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is part of the Ortsbezirk Mitte-West and is subdivided into the Stadtbezirke Rödelheim-Ost and Rödelheim-West.

There are a number of celebrities who have established their base in Rödelheim, including Rödelheim Hartreim Projekt, Mathias Barbosa and Sabrina Setlur.

For many centuries and until the Nazi era, it was a major center for the printing and export of Hebrew books. Wolf Heidenheim and Seligman Baer, two highly prominent Hebrew grammarians and masoretic scholars of the modern period, both published in Rödelheim.

In 2015 the skeletons of 200 French soldiers that had died in 1813 were discovered here.[1]

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