Waghäusel (German pronunciation: [ˈvak.hɔʏzəl], locally [ˈvak.hɔusɛl]) is a German town 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.
|• Mayor||Walter Heiler (SPD)|
|• Total||42.84 km2 (16.54 sq mi)|
|Elevation||104 m (341 ft)|
|• Density||480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
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.
- 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)
Waghäusel is twinned with the following towns: