Heigenbrücken

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Heigenbrücken
Partial view of Heigenbrücken from the north, old village center with church
Partial view of Heigenbrücken from the north, old village center with church
Coat of arms of Heigenbrücken
Location of Heigenbrücken within Aschaffenburg district
Heigenbrücken in AB.svg
Heigenbrücken is located in Germany
Heigenbrücken
Heigenbrücken
Heigenbrücken is located in Bavaria
Heigenbrücken
Heigenbrücken
Coordinates: 50°2′N 9°23′E / 50.033°N 9.383°E / 50.033; 9.383Coordinates: 50°2′N 9°23′E / 50.033°N 9.383°E / 50.033; 9.383
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictAschaffenburg
Municipal assoc.Heigenbrücken
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Jochen Drechsler[1]
Area
 • Total6.70 km2 (2.59 sq mi)
Highest elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Lowest elevation
260 m (850 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,276
 • Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
63869
Dialling codes06020
Vehicle registrationAB
Websitewww.heigenbruecken.de

Heigenbrücken is a municipality in the Aschaffenburg district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken) in Bavaria, Germany, and seat of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft (municipal association) of Heigenbrücken. It has a population of around 2,200.

Geography[change | change source]

Location[change | change source]

Heigenbrücken is in the Bavarian Lower Main (Bayerischer Untermain) in the middle of the Spessart (range).

Constituent communities[change | change source]

Jakobsthal

Heigenbrücken has one outlying Ortsteil, Jakobsthal, is about 5 km away from the main town.

Demographics[change | change source]

The municipal area had 2,330 inhabitants in 1970, 2,332 in 1987 and 2,499 in 2000.

Catholic parish church St. Wendelin, Heigenbrücken

Religion[change | change source]

(as at 1 January 2005)

Economy[change | change source]

The municipal tax revenue in 1999 amounted to €935,000.

Governance[change | change source]

Community council[change | change source]

The council is made up of 15 council members, counting the mayor.

CSU SPD Freie Wähler Heigenbrücken-Jakobsthal Total
2008 6 6 3 15 seats

(as at municipal election held on 2 March 2008)

Mayor[change | change source]

The mayor is Jochen Drechsler, elected in 2020.[1]

Education[change | change source]

The following institutions are to be found in Heigenbrücken (as at 1999):

  • Kindergartens: 100 kindergarten places with 79 children.
  • Elementary school: 1 with 17 teachers and 312 pupils.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 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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