Marktbreit

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Marktbreit
The Malerwinkel in Marktbreit
The Malerwinkel in Marktbreit
Coat of arms of Marktbreit
Location of Marktbreit within Kitzingen district
Marktbreit in KT.svg
Marktbreit is located in Germany
Marktbreit
Marktbreit
Marktbreit is located in Bavaria
Marktbreit
Marktbreit
Coordinates: 49°40′1″N 10°8′37″E / 49.66694°N 10.14361°E / 49.66694; 10.14361Coordinates: 49°40′1″N 10°8′37″E / 49.66694°N 10.14361°E / 49.66694; 10.14361
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictKitzingen
Municipal assoc.Marktbreit
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Harald Kopp[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total20.15 km2 (7.78 sq mi)
Elevation
191 m (627 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,757
 • Density190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
97338–97340
Dialling codes09332
Vehicle registrationKT
Websitewww.marktbreit.de
Marktbreit, view to the town from Segnitz

Marktbreit am Main (German: [maʁktˈbʁaɪ̯t] (About this soundlisten)) is a town in Kitzingen in the Regierungsbezirk Unterfranken in Bavaria, Germany. It is at the most southern point of the Main river. Marktbreit is the birthplace of Alois Alzheimer who first identified the symptoms of what is now known as Alzheimer's disease. With its suburb Gnodstadt [de], Marktbreit has about 3,700 residents.

Geography[change | change source]

Place[change | change source]

Marktbreit is in Kitzingen, in Lower Franconia, Bavaria. Its territory is on the left bank of the Main river, at the river's southernmost curve. Kitzingen is upriver, while downriver are Ochsenfurt and Würzburg.

Marktbreit is on the southwestern edge of the district, where it borders on the districts of Neustadt (Aisch)-Bad Windsheim and Würzburg.

Subdivisions[change | change source]

The town has two Stadtteile: Marktbreit and Gnodstadt.

Neighbouring communities[change | change source]

The municipality borders on (from the north clockwise): Marktsteft, Obernbreit, Martinsheim, Oberickelsheim, Ochsenfurt, Frickenhausen am Main and Segnitz.

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.

Other websites[change | change source]

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