Gemünden am Main

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Gemünden am Main
Scherenburg above Gemünden
Scherenburg above Gemünden
Coat of arms of Gemünden am Main
Location of Gemünden am Main within Main-Spessart district
Gemünden am Main in MSP.svg
Gemünden am Main is located in Germany
Gemünden am Main
Gemünden am Main
Gemünden am Main is located in Bavaria
Gemünden am Main
Gemünden am Main
Coordinates: 50°2′59″N 9°42′20″E / 50.04972°N 9.70556°E / 50.04972; 9.70556Coordinates: 50°2′59″N 9°42′20″E / 50.04972°N 9.70556°E / 50.04972; 9.70556
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictMain-Spessart
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Jürgen Lippert[1]
Area
 • Total75.09 km2 (28.99 sq mi)
Elevation
160 m (520 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total10,006
 • Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
97737
Dialling codes09351
Vehicle registrationMSP
Websitewww.stadt-gemuenden.de
Old and new bridges in Gemünden

Gemünden am Main (officially Gemünden a.Main) is a town in Main-Spessart in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken) in Bavaria, Germany and is about 40 km down the Main from Würzburg. Gemünden has around 10,000 residents.

Geography[change | change source]

Location[change | change source]

Gemünden is in Main-Spessart in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken) in Bavaria, on the Main, about 40 km downriver from Würzburg. Within the town, the River Sinn flows into the Franconian Saale, which itself then releases into the Main. The Main river changes its direction at Gemünden, from northwest to west, marking the northeastern end of the Mainviereck ("Main Square") near Lohr am Main.

Gemünden is on the Birkenhainer Strasse, an ancient trade road from Lower Franconia to today's Frankfurt Rhine Main Region.

Subdivisions[change | change source]

Gemünden's Stadtteile are Adelsberg, Aschenroth, Harrbach, Hofstetten, Hohenroth, Kleinwernfeld, Langenprozelten, Neutzenbrunn, Reichenbuch, Schaippach, Schönau, Seifriedsburg, Wernfeld and Massenbuch.

Further reading[change | change source]

  • Anneliese Lussert and Olga Knoblach-Wolff: Dir sing ich Gemünden mein Lied by Hofmann, G H 1982.
  • Olga Knoblach-Wolff: Gemündener Türen und Tore. Impressionen und Erinnerungen in Bild und Wort. Accompanying historical commentary by Erhard Schenk.

References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.

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