Castle Heiligenberg was frequently visited by the Tsar

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 49°45′0″N 08°39′0″E / 49.75000°N 8.65000°E / 49.75000; 8.65000Coordinates: 49°45′0″N 08°39′0″E / 49.75000°N 8.65000°E / 49.75000; 8.65000
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Darmstadt-Dieburg
  Mayor Olaf Kühn (Ind.)
  Total 28 km2 (11 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 16,218
  Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 64332–64342
Dialling codes 06257, 06151
Vehicle registration DA

Seeheim-Jugenheim is a municipality in the Darmstadt-Dieburg district in Hesse, Germany. It has a population of approximately 17,000.

Seeheim-Jugenheim consists of seven villages:

The municipality was formed on January 1, 1977 through the unification of the previously separate municipalities of Seeheim and Jugenheim. Until January 1, 1978 the municipality was known as Seeheim; after that it became known as Seeheim-Jugenheim.

It is famous for its mountain bike trails to the nearby mountain Melibokus.

Seeheim-Jugenheim has been home to several notable residents throughout history, including Tsar Nicholas II of Russia as well as writers Georg Kaiser and Helene Christaller.

Further it has been an ancient Jewish Community.

Industrial and commercial activity in Seeheim-Jugenheim is close to nonexistent; thus, most of its residents work in the nearby cities of Darmstadt, Frankfurt or Heidelberg.

Notable people

See also

Twin towns


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