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Schifferstadt

Schifferstadt
Coat of arms of Schifferstadt
Coat of arms
Schifferstadt is located in Germany
Schifferstadt
Schifferstadt
Coordinates:
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Ilona Volk (Alliance '90/The Greens)
Area
 • Total 28.04 km2 (10.83 sq mi)
Elevation 104 m (341 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 19,011
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 67105
Dialling codes 06235
Vehicle registration RP
Website www.schifferstadt.de

Schifferstadt is a town in the Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. If not including Ludwigshafen(the district free city that is the capital of Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis), Schifferstadt is the only urban municipality in the Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis.

It is situated approximately 12 km southwest of Ludwigshafen and 6 km northwest of Speyer.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Coat of arms 2
  • Town twinning 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

In 1835 the Golden Hat of Schifferstadt was found nearby, the oldest of four known hats of that kind, dated to 1400-1300 BC.

Coat of arms

The blazon of the coat of arms of Schifferstadt is: „In Blau ein stilisiertes goldenes Schiff mit vorne angelehntem, aufrechtem goldenem Ruder, daraus wachsend ein silbernes Kreuz.“ “In blue a stylized golden ship, with an upright golden oar, and a silver cross”

Town twinning

See also

References

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden am 31.12.2012".  

External links

  • www.schifferstadt.de
  • www.schifferstadt.com


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