Meißenheim is a municipality in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Meißenheim
Coat of arms of Meißenheim
Coat of arms
Location of Meißenheim within Ortenaukreis district
Meißenheim in OG.svg
Meißenheim is located in Germany
Meißenheim
Meißenheim
Meißenheim is located in Baden-Württemberg
Meißenheim
Meißenheim
Coordinates: 48°24′36″N 07°46′25″E / 48.41000°N 7.77361°E / 48.41000; 7.77361Coordinates: 48°24′36″N 07°46′25″E / 48.41000°N 7.77361°E / 48.41000; 7.77361
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictOrtenaukreis
Government
 • MayorGerlinde Kleis
Area
 • Total21.33 km2 (8.24 sq mi)
Elevation
151 m (495 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,060
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
77974
Dialling codes07824
Vehicle registrationOG
Websitewww.meissenheim.de

PersonalitiesEdit

Sons and daughters of the placeEdit

  • Ferdinand Kopf (1857-1943), born in Kürzell, lawyer, member of parliament
  • Karl Hoppe (1889-1963), politician (Social Democratic Party of Germany, Communist Party of the Saar), member of the Saarland Parliament 1947-1952

Other personalities related to the placeEdit

 
Friederike Brion
  • Friederike Brion (1752-1813), the youthful love of Goethe was buried in Meißenheim

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.