Wörth am Rhein

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Wörth am Rhein
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Wörth am Rhein
Coat of arms
Wörth am Rhein   is located in Germany
Wörth am Rhein
Wörth am Rhein
Coordinates: 49°3′6″N 8°15′37″E / 49.05167°N 8.26028°E / 49.05167; 8.26028Coordinates: 49°3′6″N 8°15′37″E / 49.05167°N 8.26028°E / 49.05167; 8.26028
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Germersheim
 • Mayor Dennis Nitsche (SPD)
 • Total 131.64 km2 (50.83 sq mi)
Elevation 104 m (341 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 17,645
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 76730–76744
Dialling codes 07271 (Wörth am Rhein) 07277 (Wörth-Büchelberg) 06340 (Wörth-Schaidt)
Vehicle registration GER
Website www.woerth.de

Wörth am Rhein is a town in the southernmost part of the district of Germersheim, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the left bank of the Rhine, approx. 10 km west of the city centre of Karlsruhe and just north of the German-French border. Daimler AG's biggest truck production plant (approx. 2,8 square kilometer) is located in this town since 1960.


  • 1960–1980: Karl-Josef Stöffler (CDU)
  • 1980–2016: Harald Seiter (CDU)
  • since 2016: Dennis Nitsche (SPD)


Wörth Town hall
Rhine water meadows Nature reserve area
Friedenskirche (Peace church)
Wörth harbour

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