Seeheim-Jugenheim

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Seeheim-Jugenheim is a municipality in the Darmstadt-Dieburg district in Hesse, Germany. It has a population of approximately 17,000.

Seeheim-Jugenheim consists of seven villages:

Castle Heiligenberg was frequently visited by the Tsar
  • Balkhausen (population 693)
  • Jugenheim (population 4,448)
  • Malchen (population 1,004)
  • Ober-Beerbach (population 1,269)
  • Seeheim (population 9,060)
  • Steigerts (population 81)
  • Stettbach (population 144)

The municipality was formed on January 1, 1977. Before there had been the two municipalities of Seeheim and Jugenheim. Until January 1, 1978 the municipality was known as Seeheim; after that it became known as Seeheim-Jugenheim.

It is famous for its mountain bike trails to the nearby mountain Melibokus.

Seeheim-Jugenheim has been home to several famous residents, including Tsar Nicholas II of Russia as well as writers Georg Kaiser and Helene Christaller.

Industrial and commercial activity in Seeheim-Jugenheim is close to nonexistent; thus, most of its residents work in the nearby cities of Darmstadt, Frankfurt or Heidelberg.

Other websites[change | change source]

www.seeheim-jugenheim.de