Bickenbach is a municipality in the Darmstadt-Dieburg district of Hesse, Germany. It is situated on the Hessische Bergstraße wine region.

Bickenbach
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Bickenbach
Coat of arms
Location of Bickenbach within Darmstadt-Dieburg district
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Bickenbach is located in Germany
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Bickenbach is located in Hesse
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Bickenbach
Coordinates: 49°46′0″N 8°37′0″E / 49.76667°N 8.61667°E / 49.76667; 8.61667Coordinates: 49°46′0″N 8°37′0″E / 49.76667°N 8.61667°E / 49.76667; 8.61667
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionDarmstadt
DistrictDarmstadt-Dieburg
Government
 • MayorMarkus Hennemann (SPD)
Area
 • Total9.26 km2 (3.58 sq mi)
Elevation
119 m (390 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,014
 • Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
64402–64404
Dialling codes06257
Vehicle registrationDA
Websitewww.bickenbach-bergstrasse.de

Political geographyEdit

The federal state of Hesse is divided into three administrative regions (Regierungsbezirk); Bickenbach is located in the most southerly of these regions - Darmstadt. There are fourteen districts (landkreise) within this region; Bickenbach is located in the southern district of Darmstadt-Dieburg. The district surrounds the city of Darmstadt proper. Neighbouring districts include Offenbach to the north, Gross-Gerau to the west, Bergstrasse to the south-west and Odenwaldkreis to the south-east. To the east lies the district of Miltenberg which forms the border with the federal state of Bavaria.

EconomyEdit

The organic food supermarket chain Alnatura is headquartered in Bickenbach.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand am 31.12.2018". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). July 2019.