Viernheim

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Viernheim
Coat of arms of Viernheim
Location of Viernheim within Bergstraße district
Viernheim in HP.svg
Viernheim is located in Germany
Viernheim
Viernheim
Viernheim is located in Hesse
Viernheim
Viernheim
Coordinates: 49°32′30″N 8°34′43″E / 49.54167°N 8.57861°E / 49.54167; 8.57861Coordinates: 49°32′30″N 8°34′43″E / 49.54167°N 8.57861°E / 49.54167; 8.57861
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionDarmstadt
DistrictBergstraße
Government
 • Mayor (2021–27) Matthias Baaß[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total48.41 km2 (18.69 sq mi)
Elevation
98 m (322 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total34,189
 • Density710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
68519
Dialling codes06204
Vehicle registrationHP
Websitewww.viernheim.de

Viernheim is a medium-sized industrial town northeast of Mannheim and is in the Rhine-Neckar area. About 34,000 people live there which makes it the second-largest town in Bergstraße in Hesse, Germany.

Since 1994 it has also borne the title Brundtlandstadt, as it has been taking part in a experimental project on energy conservation.

Twin towns – sister cities[change | change source]

Viernheim is twinned with:

References[change | change source]

  1. Direkt gewählte (Ober-) Bürgermeister/-innen der hessischen Städte und Gemeinden, accessed 7 July 2021.
  2. "Die Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden am 31. Dezember 2021" (PDF) (in German). Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt. June 2022.

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