Former Franciscan abbey upon the Klosterberg (abbey hill) in the east of Kelkheim.
|• Mayor||Albrecht Kündiger|
|• Total||30.65 km2 (11.83 sq mi)|
|Elevation||100-515 m (−1,590 ft)|
|• Density||950/km2 (2,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||06195, 06198 (Eppenhain), 06174 (Ruppertshain)|
Located on the southwestern slopes of the Taunus mountains, Kelkheim is noted for its attractive scenery. Kelkheim is located approximately 10 km to the west of Frankfurt. Wiesbaden, the state capital of Hesse, is about 25 km away, while the Mainz, the state capital of Rhineland-Palatinate, is about 30 km away.
Kelkheim is twinned to the following towns:
Kelkheim station is connected to both Frankfurt and Königstein by rail, while bus connections exist to Eppstein, Königstein, Liederbach and Sulzbach. Frankfurt Airport serves as the city's main international airport and is located near to Kelkheim.
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- Official website (in German)
- There is literature about Kelkheim in the Hessian Bibliography
- Literature by and about Kelkheim in the German National Library catalogue
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