Bellheim is a municipality in the district of Germersheim in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It is situated west of the Rhine, approx. 13 km east of Landau and 15 km northwest of the city of Karlsruhe.

Bellheim
Flag of Bellheim
Flag
Coat of arms of Bellheim
Coat of arms
Location of Bellheim within Germersheim district
Bellheim in GER.svg
Bellheim is located in Germany
Bellheim
Bellheim
Bellheim is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Bellheim
Bellheim
Coordinates: 49°11′53″N 08°16′45″E / 49.19806°N 8.27917°E / 49.19806; 8.27917Coordinates: 49°11′53″N 08°16′45″E / 49.19806°N 8.27917°E / 49.19806; 8.27917
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictGermersheim
Municipal assoc.Bellheim
Government
 • MayorTobias Baumgärtner (CDU)
Area
 • Total20.44 km2 (7.89 sq mi)
Elevation
113 m (371 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total8,648
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
76756
Dialling codes07272
Vehicle registrationGER
Websitewww.bellheim.de
Brewery and catholic church of St. Nikolaus

It is home to the Bellheimer Brauerei (part of Park & Bellheimer AG), a brewery that produces the Bellheimer Lord, Bellheimer Silberpils, and Bellheimer Naturtrüb beers and Bellaris mineral waters. Bellheim is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Bellheim. Bellheim station is on Schifferstadt–Wörth railway and is served by the Karlsruhe Stadtbahn.

Current and former residentsEdit

 
Anton Spiehler 1860
  • Anton Spiehler (1795-1867), Catholic bishop secretary, spiritual council and cathedral capitular of the Diocese of Speyer
  • Michael Bayersdörfer (1867-1940), politician and Reichstag deputy (BVP) 1924-1933
  • Manfred Kramer (born 1939), politician (CDU), member of the Landtag of Rhineland-Palatinate 1981-2003
  • Richard Bolz (born 1947), former General of the German Army Aviation Corps
  • Georg Gawliczek, (1919-1999), 1955/56 football trainer of Phönix Bellheim
  • Andy Becht (born 1974), jurist and politician (FDP), lives in Bellheim

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.