Albisheim

Albisheim is a municipality in the Donnersbergkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is in the middle of the Zellertal.

Albisheim
Coat of arms of Albisheim
Coat of arms
Location of Albisheim within Donnersbergkreis district
Albisheim (Pfrimm) in KIB.svg
Albisheim is located in Germany
Albisheim
Albisheim
Albisheim is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Albisheim
Albisheim
Coordinates: 49°39′00″N 8°6′00″E / 49.65000°N 8.10000°E / 49.65000; 8.10000Coordinates: 49°39′00″N 8°6′00″E / 49.65000°N 8.10000°E / 49.65000; 8.10000
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictDonnersbergkreis
Municipal assoc.Göllheim
Government
 • MayorRonald Zelt
Area
 • Total10.74 km2 (4.15 sq mi)
Highest elevation
170 m (560 ft)
Lowest elevation
150 m (490 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,779
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
67308
Dialling codes06355
Vehicle registrationKIB
Websitealbisheim.de
View from wine hill over the village
The Warteturm on a coin of the game Geocaching

HistoryEdit

In the year 835 the village is first mentioned in a document. It has been a market town for many years. Also there was a palace, but it hasn't yet been found.

TrafficEdit

Near Albisheim there is the trunk B 47, and the village has also a railway station.

SightsEdit

  • the Protestant church from 1792,
  • the historic town hall, a classicist building from 1832 and
  • the 26-feet-high (8 metres) Warteturm at the wine hill. It was first mentioned 1551.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2019, Kreise, Gemeinden, Verbandsgemeinden". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2020.