Seeheim-Jugenheim is a municipality in the Darmstadt-Dieburg district in Hesse, Germany. It has a population of approximately 17,000.

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Castle Heiligenberg was frequently visited by the Tsar
Castle Heiligenberg was frequently visited by the Tsar
Coat of arms of Seeheim-Jugenheim
Coat of arms
Location of Seeheim-Jugenheim within Darmstadt-Dieburg district
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Seeheim-Jugenheim is located in Germany
Seeheim-Jugenheim
Seeheim-Jugenheim
Seeheim-Jugenheim is located in Hesse
Seeheim-Jugenheim
Seeheim-Jugenheim
Coordinates: 49°45′0″N 08°39′0″E / 49.75000°N 8.65000°E / 49.75000; 8.65000Coordinates: 49°45′0″N 08°39′0″E / 49.75000°N 8.65000°E / 49.75000; 8.65000
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionDarmstadt
DistrictDarmstadt-Dieburg
Government
 • MayorAlexander Kreissl (CDU)
Area
 • Total28 km2 (11 sq mi)
Elevation
224 m (735 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total16,411
 • Density590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
64332–64342
Dialling codes06257, 06151
Vehicle registrationDA
Websitewww.seeheim-jugenheim.de

Seeheim-Jugenheim consists of seven villages:

  • Balkhausen (population 693)
  • Jugenheim (population 4,448)
  • Malchen (population 1,004)
  • Ober-Beerbach (population 1,269)
  • Seeheim (population 9,060)
  • Steigerts (population 81)
  • Stettbach (population 144)

The municipality was formed on January 1, 1977 through the unification of the previously separate municipalities of Seeheim and Jugenheim. Until January 1, 1978 the municipality was known as Seeheim; after that it became known as Seeheim-Jugenheim.

It is known for its mountain bike trails to the nearby mountain Melibokus.

Seeheim-Jugenheim has been home to several notable residents throughout history, including Tsar Nicholas II of Russia as well as writers Georg Kaiser and Helene Christaller.

Further it has been an ancient Jewish Community.

Industrial and commercial activity in Seeheim-Jugenheim is close to nonexistent; thus, most of its residents work in the nearby cities of Darmstadt, Frankfurt or Heidelberg.

Notable peopleEdit

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Twin townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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