Ruchheim

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Ruchheim is the far western suburb of Ludwigshafen am Rhein located in the Rhineland-Palatinate state of Germany. In the past Ruchheim was typically a small farming town, now however due to housing estates its population has burgeoned to approximately 6,000 inhabitants.

Ruchheim's existence can be traced back to 800 AD when it is mentioned in the Lorsch Codex.

Coordinates: 49°28′N 8°20′E / 49.467°N 8.333°E / 49.467; 8.333