Veitshöchheim

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Veitshöchheim
Schloss Veitshöchheim
Schloss Veitshöchheim
Coat of arms of Veitshöchheim
Coat of arms
Location of Veitshöchheim
Veitshöchheim is located in Germany
Veitshöchheim
Veitshöchheim
Veitshöchheim is located in Bavaria
Veitshöchheim
Veitshöchheim
Coordinates: 49°49′58″N 9°52′54″E / 49.83278°N 9.88167°E / 49.83278; 9.88167Coordinates: 49°49′58″N 9°52′54″E / 49.83278°N 9.88167°E / 49.83278; 9.88167
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictWürzburg
Government
 • MayorJürgen Götz (CSU)
Area
 • Total10.76 km2 (4.15 sq mi)
Elevation
167-281 m (−755 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,642
 • Density900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
97209
Dialling codes0931
Vehicle registration
Websitewww.veitshoechheim.de

Veitshöchheim is a municipality in the district of Würzburg, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the right bank of the Main, 6 kilometres (4 mi) northwest of Würzburg. Veitshöchheim has a population just under 10,000.

Attractions[edit]

Schloss Veitshöchheim[edit]

de:Schloss Veitshöchheim is located in the town.This summer palace of the Prince-Bishops of Würzburg was built in 1680–82, and was enlarged to its present appearance in 1753 by Balthasar Neumann. The gardens were redesigned for Prince-Bishop Adam Friedrich von Seinsheim (1755–1779), with lakes and waterworks, and filled with hundreds of allegorical sandstone sculptures from the workshops of the court sculptors Ferdinand Tietz and Johann Peter Wagner.

Infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Veitshöchheim has a railway station near the Schloss with a former royal pavilion.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.

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