Siefersheim

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Siefersheim
Coat of arms of Siefersheim
Coat of arms
Siefersheim   is located in Germany
Siefersheim
Siefersheim
Coordinates: 49°47′N 7°57′E / 49.783°N 7.950°E / 49.783; 7.950Coordinates: 49°47′N 7°57′E / 49.783°N 7.950°E / 49.783; 7.950
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Alzey-Worms
Municipal assoc. Wöllstein
Government
 • Mayor Volker Hintze
Area
 • Total 6.28 km2 (2.42 sq mi)
Elevation 153 m (502 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,217
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 55599
Dialling codes 06703
Vehicle registration AZ
Website www.siefersheim.de
Siefersheim at sunset
Siefersheim

Siefersheim is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Alzey-Worms district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The municipality lies at Rhenish Hesse’s western edge and belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Wöllstein, whose seat is in the like-named municipality.

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Siefersheim’s neighbours are Wonsheim, Wöllstein, Eckelsheim, Gumbsheim and Neu-Bamberg.

Politics[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

The council is made up of 16 council members, who were elected by majority vote at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.[2]

Mayor[edit]

The current mayor is Volker Hintze.

Coat of arms[edit]

The municipality’s arms might be described thus: Per pale argent a tower gules, in base a bunch of grapes vert, and sable a lion rampant Or armed, langued and crowned gules.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Siefersheim is characterized by Rhenish-Hessian winegrowing and can boast of having a VDP winery in the Weingut Wagner-Stempel, as well as of having a DLG-recommended winery in the Weingut "Alte Schmiede".

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