Steinsfurt

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Steinsfurt
Village of Sinsheim
Village's entrance
Village's entrance
Coat of arms of Steinsfurt
Coat of arms
Steinsfurt  is located in Germany
Steinsfurt
Steinsfurt
Coordinates: 49°15′N 08°53′E / 49.250°N 8.883°E / 49.250; 8.883Coordinates: 49°15′N 08°53′E / 49.250°N 8.883°E / 49.250; 8.883
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Karlsruhe
District Rhein-Neckar-Kreis
Town Sinsheim
Government
 • Mayor Jörg Albrecht (CDU)
Area
 • Total 127.01 km2 (49.04 sq mi)
Elevation 154 m (505 ft)
Population (2008-02-26)
 • Total 3,334
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 74889
Dialling codes 07260, 07261
Vehicle registration HD, formerly SNH
Website www.steinsfurt.de

Steinsfurt is a village in southwestern Germany, in the Rhine Neckar Area of the Bundesland Baden-Württemberg between Heidelberg and Heilbronn in the district Rhein-Neckar. It is one of the 11 suburbs of Sinsheim with whom it shares a Mayor. It has a total population is 3,334 (as of February 2008).

Tourist attractions[edit]

Steinsfurts's main tourist attraction is the Sinsheim Auto & Technik Museum, featuring many of historic vehicles. It attracts over 1 million visitors per year. In 1989, a trade fair area was established that features all kinds of industrial and popular events.

Steinsfurt has restored its charming nineteenth-century synagogue.[1]

Stadium[edit]

On September 19, 2006, the mayor of Sinsheim announced that the Rhein-Neckar-Arena would be built in the suburb of Steinsfurt, not far from the Sinsheim Auto & Technik Museum, for other suburb, Hoffenheim's football club 1899 Hoffenheim. The 40 million stadium, which will seat 30,000, is being built by Dietmar Hopp, a cofounder and major share holder of software giant SAP and chief investor in 1899 Hoffenheim.

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Media related to Steinsfurt at Wikimedia Commons