Weinheim

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Weinheim
Panorama of Weinheim from the south-east
Panorama of Weinheim from the south-east
Coat of arms of Weinheim
Location of Weinheim within Rhein-Neckar-Kreis district
Weinheim in HD.svg
Weinheim is located in Germany
Weinheim
Weinheim
Weinheim is located in Baden-Württemberg
Weinheim
Weinheim
Coordinates: 49°33′N 08°40′E / 49.550°N 8.667°E / 49.550; 8.667Coordinates: 49°33′N 08°40′E / 49.550°N 8.667°E / 49.550; 8.667
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionKarlsruhe
DistrictRhein-Neckar-Kreis
SubdivisionsTown centre and 10 quarters
Government
 • Lord mayor (2018–26) Manuel Just[1] (Ind.)
Area
 • Total58.11 km2 (22.44 sq mi)
Elevation
135 m (443 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total45,335
 • Density780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
69469
Dialling codes06201
Vehicle registrationHD
Websitewww.weinheim.de

Weinheim (German: [ˈvaɪnhaɪm] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a town with about 43,000 people living there in northwest Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is in the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region, about 15 km (9 mi) north of Heidelberg and 10 km (6 mi) northeast of Mannheim. Weinheim is known as the "Zwei-Burgen-Stadt", the "town of two castles", because of the two fortresses at the edge of the Odenwald in the east.

References[change | change source]

  1. Aktuelle Wahlergebnisse, Staatsanzeiger, accessed 14 September 2021.
  2. "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2020" [Population by nationality and sex as of December 31, 2020] (CSV). Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). June 2021. Retrieved 17 October 2021.