Wörth am Rhein is a town in the southernmost part of the district of Germersheim, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the left bank of the Rhine, approx. 10 km west of the city centre of Karlsruhe and just north of the German-French border. Daimler AG's biggest truck production plant (approx. 2,8 square kilometer) has been located in this town since 1960.

Wörth am Rhein
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Wörth am Rhein
Coat of arms
Location of Wörth am Rhein within Germersheim district
Wörth am Rhein in GER.svg
Wörth am Rhein is located in Germany
Wörth am Rhein
Wörth am Rhein
Wörth am Rhein is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Wörth am Rhein
Wörth am Rhein
Coordinates: 49°3′6″N 8°15′37″E / 49.05167°N 8.26028°E / 49.05167; 8.26028Coordinates: 49°3′6″N 8°15′37″E / 49.05167°N 8.26028°E / 49.05167; 8.26028
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictGermersheim
Subdivisions4 Ortsbezirke
Government
 • MayorDennis Nitsche (SPD)
Area
 • Total131.64 km2 (50.83 sq mi)
Elevation
104 m (341 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total18,123
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
76730–76744
Dialling codes07271 (Wörth am Rhein) 07277 (Wörth-Büchelberg) 06340 (Wörth-Schaidt)
Vehicle registrationGER
Websitewww.woerth.de

MayorsEdit

  • 1960–1980: Karl-Josef Stöffler (CDU)
  • 1980–2016: Harald Seiter (CDU)
  • since 2016: Dennis Nitsche (SPD)

GalleryEdit

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

Connected to WörthEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.