Waibstadt is a town in the district of Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Waibstadt
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Waibstadt
Coat of arms
Location of Waibstadt within Rhein-Neckar-Kreis district
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Waibstadt is located in Germany
Waibstadt
Waibstadt
Waibstadt is located in Baden-Württemberg
Waibstadt
Waibstadt
Coordinates: 49°17′51″N 08°55′12″E / 49.29750°N 8.92000°E / 49.29750; 8.92000Coordinates: 49°17′51″N 08°55′12″E / 49.29750°N 8.92000°E / 49.29750; 8.92000
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionKarlsruhe
DistrictRhein-Neckar-Kreis
Subdivisions3: Waibstadt (Main Town), Daisbach, Bernau
Government
 • MayorHans Wolfgang Riedel (CDU)
Area
 • Total25.57 km2 (9.87 sq mi)
Elevation
172 m (564 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,682
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
74915
Dialling codes07263
Vehicle registrationHD
Websitewww.waibstadt.de

It belongs to the municipal administration union "Waibstadt", which consists of Epfenbach, Helmstadt-Bargen, Neckarbischofsheim, Neidenstein, Reichartshausen and Waibstadt itself. Furthermore, it is part of the touristic region Brunnenregion.

GeographyEdit

Geographic locationEdit

Waibstadt is located in the valley of the Schwarzbach in the northern Kraichgau, about 25 km southeast of Heidelberg and about 6 km north of Sinsheim.

Neighbour municipalitiesEdit

The town is surrounded in the northwest by Neidenstein, in the north by Epfenbach, in the northeast by Helmstadt-Bargen, in the east by Neckarbischofsheim, in the south by Sinsheim and in the west by Zuzenhausen and Eschelbronn.

Parts of townEdit

Besides the main town Waibstadt, the two villages Daisbach and Bernau are part of Waibstadt.

HistoryEdit

The first documented mentioning date at 795 AD, but there are indications, that at the same place there was a Roman settlement.

Notable residentsEdit

Michael Himmelhan, Edith Bentheimer


ReferencesEdit

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

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