Alzenau

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Alzenau
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Alzenau
Coat of arms
Location of Alzenau within Aschaffenburg district
Alzenau in AB.svg
Alzenau is located in Germany
Alzenau
Alzenau
Alzenau is located in Bavaria
Alzenau
Alzenau
Coordinates: 50°04′N 09°04′E / 50.067°N 9.067°E / 50.067; 9.067Coordinates: 50°04′N 09°04′E / 50.067°N 9.067°E / 50.067; 9.067
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionLower Franconia
DistrictAschaffenburg
Subdivisions6 Stadtteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Stephan Noll[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total59.33 km2 (22.91 sq mi)
Elevation
126 m (413 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total18,467
 • Density310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
63755
Dialling codes06023
Vehicle registrationAB, ALZ
Websitewww.alzenau.de

Alzenau (German: [ˈaltsənaʊ] (About this soundlisten); until 31 December 2006 officially Alzenau i.UFr.) is a town in the north of the Aschaffenburg district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken) in Bavaria, Germany. Until 1 July 1972, Alzenau was the district seat of the now ended district of the same name and has a population of around 19,000.[3]

Neighbouring communities[change | change source]

Alzenau borders in the north on the communities of Rodenbach and Freigericht, in the east and southeast on the communities of Mömbris and Johannesberg, in the southwest on the community of Karlstein and in the west on the community of Kahl am Main.

Constituent communities[change | change source]

Constituent communities

Alzenau's quarters are Albstadt, Hörstein, Kälberau, Michelbach and Wasserlos.[4]

Politics[change | change source]

Landräte (“Chief District Administrators”) of the former Alzenau district[change | change source]

  • 1946–1949 Friedrich Huth
  • 1950–1970 Heinrich Degen
  • 1970–1972 Karl Lautenschläger

Town council[change | change source]

Alzenau's town council has 24 seats.

Alzenau town council elections
Date Voter turnout CSU SPD FDP Grüne FW/PWG KL JU
3 March 2002 58.4% 12 seats 6 seats 2 seats 2 seats 2 seats
2 March 2008 58.8% 11 seats 5 seats 2 seats 3 seats 2 seats 1 seat
30 August 2021 10 seats 3 seats 2 seats 5 seats 3 seats 1 seat

Town partnerships[change | change source]

Established businesses[change | change source]

Educational institutions[change | change source]

In 1999, the following institutions existed:

  • Kindergartens: 9 places with 705 children[6]
  • Elementary schools: 4 with 81 teachers and 1432 students
  • Realschulen: 1 with 45 teachers and 1000 students
  • Hahnenkammschule zur Lernförderung (special education)
  • Spessart-Gymnasium Alzenau with roughly 1500 students
  • Städtische Musikschule Alzenau (municipal music school)
  • Städtische Bibliothek Alzenau (municipal library)
  • VHS Kahl-Alzenau-Karlstein (folk high school), Alzenau branch
  • “Grünes Klassenzimmer” (“Green Classroom”) in the town forest

Health[change | change source]

Notable people[change | change source]

Sons and daughters of the town[change | change source]

Ludovica des Bordes

People linked with Alzenau[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.
  3. GmbH, Advantic Systemhaus. "Zahlen & Fakten / Stadt Alzenau". alzenau.de (in German). Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  4. GmbH, Advantic Systemhaus. "Stadtteile / Stadt Alzenau". alzenau.de (in German). Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Alzenau startet Benefiz-Rallye in die Partnerstädte". main-echo.de (in German). 24 February 2015. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  6. Germany, KiTa.de, Berlin. "Kindergärten in Alzenau". KiTa.de (in German). Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  7. "Ihre Anfahrt Klinikum Aschaffenburg-Alzenau". klinikum-ab-alz.de (in German). Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  8. "Johann Peter Cornelius d'Alquen". geni_family_tree. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  9. Sánchez, Christian. "Passengers of the Piriápolis - Buenos Aires 1939". ara.org.ar. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  10. "Arno Borst ist tot". Der Tagesspiegel (in German). 28 April 2007. ISSN 1865-2263. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  11. Bayerische Bibliographie 1998. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München: C. H. Beck. 2000. p. 558. ISBN 3-406-10619-6.
  12. "- Heimatgeschichte". geschichtsverein-alzenau.de (in German). Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  13. "Alexander Leipold | Europa- und Weltmeister". alexander-leipold.de (in German). Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  14. "Johannes Scherer Tickets. Karten online kaufen auf FFH.de". HIT RADIO FFH (in German). Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  15. "Schauspielerei ist mein Traumjob". main-echo.de (in German). 8 May 2012. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  16. "Im Rausch der Geschwindigkeit". main-echo.de (in German). 2 September 2009. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  17. NDR. "Svenja Huth: Die Fränkin mit dem Fußball-Gen". uefafrauenem.sportschau.de (in German). Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  18. Alzenau (2002). Ludovica Freifrau von des Bordes, geborene Brentano von La Roche, Herrin auf Schloss Wasserlos und Wohltäterin der Gemeinde. Alzenau.
  19. Meßmer, Villa. "Über Uns – Villa Meßmer". villa-messmer.de (in German). Retrieved 29 March 2018.