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Waghäusel (German pronunciation: [ˈvak.hɔʏzəl], locally [ˈvak.hɔusɛl]) is a German city located in the Rhine valley in the south-western state of Baden-Württemberg. Waghäusel consists of 3 townships which are the core city (1236 residents), Kirrlach (9347 residents), and Wiesental (9596 residents) [as of March 31, 2006]. Wiesental and Kirrlach are located on Bertha Benz Memorial Route.

Waghäusel
Monastery
Monastery
Coat of arms of Waghäusel
Coat of arms
Location of Waghäusel
Waghäusel is located in Germany
Waghäusel
Waghäusel
Waghäusel is located in Baden-Württemberg
Waghäusel
Waghäusel
Coordinates: 49°15′N 8°31′E / 49.250°N 8.517°E / 49.250; 8.517Coordinates: 49°15′N 8°31′E / 49.250°N 8.517°E / 49.250; 8.517
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionKarlsruhe
DistrictKarlsruhe
Government
 • MayorWalter Heiler (SPD)
Area
 • Total42.84 km2 (16.54 sq mi)
Elevation
104 m (341 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total20,816
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
68743–68753
Dialling codes07254
Vehicle registrationKA
Websitewww.waghaeusel.de

Among the 3 townships, Wiesental occupies the largest land area of 21.2 km² followed by Kirrlach with 19.4 km² and the core city with 0.22 km².

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SightsEdit

  • Pilgrimage church of Mary with monastery
  • Baroque castle "Eremitage"
  • Daytaller House in Kirrlach
  • Gothic wood carved altar in the Catholic Church of Kirrlach
  • Old-German wine tavern in Kirrlach (liquor licence since July 15, 1700)

International relationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2017". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). 2018.

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