Pappenheim is a town in the Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen district, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the river Altmühl, 11 km south of Weißenburg in Bayern.

Pappenheim
Pappenheim Castle
Pappenheim Castle
Coat of arms of Pappenheim
Coat of arms
Location of Pappenheim within Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen district
Pappenheim in WUG.svg
Pappenheim is located in Germany
Pappenheim
Pappenheim
Pappenheim is located in Bavaria
Pappenheim
Pappenheim
Coordinates: 48°56′5″N 10°58′28″E / 48.93472°N 10.97444°E / 48.93472; 10.97444Coordinates: 48°56′5″N 10°58′28″E / 48.93472°N 10.97444°E / 48.93472; 10.97444
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionMittelfranken
DistrictWeißenburg-Gunzenhausen
Subdivisions9 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorUwe Sinn (SPD)
Area
 • Total64.32 km2 (24.83 sq mi)
Elevation
405 m (1,329 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,023
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
91788
Dialling codes09143
Vehicle registrationWUG
Websitewww.pappenheim.de

Notable peopleEdit

The architect and professor Eduard Mezger (1807–1894) was born in Pappenheim.

Else Pappenheim (1911-2009) and her father Martin Pappenheim (1881-1943), both were famous psychoanalysts.[2]

HistoryEdit

 
The Jewish cemetery from the 12th century.

Historically, Pappenheim was a statelet within Holy Roman Empire. It was mediatised to Bavaria in 1806.

Counts of Pappenheim settled at the territory, particularly Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim.

SitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Martin Pappenheim gehörte zu den Mitbegründern der Vereinigung für psychische Hygiene Palästinas und führte Konsultationen in Ägypten und Syrien durch.