Kelkheim

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Kelkheim
Umwhile Franciscan abbey upon the Klosterberg (abbey hill) in the east o Kelkheim.
Umwhile Franciscan abbey upon the Klosterberg (abbey hill) in the east o Kelkheim.
Coat o airms o Kelkheim
Coat o airms
Kelkheim is locatit in Germany
Kelkheim
Kelkheim
Location o Kelkheim athin Main-Taunus-Kreis destrict
Kelkheim (Taunus) in MTK.svg
Coordinates: 50°8′16″N 08°26′59″E / 50.13778°N 8.44972°E / 50.13778; 8.44972Coordinates: 50°8′16″N 08°26′59″E / 50.13778°N 8.44972°E / 50.13778; 8.44972
KintraGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionDarmstadt
DestrictMain-Taunus-Kreis
Govrenment
 • MayorAlbrecht Kündiger (UKW)
Area
 • Total30.65 km2 (11.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Tot28,691
 • Density940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
65779
Diallin codes06195, 06198 (Eppenhain), 06174 (Ruppertshain)
Vehicle registrationMTK

Kelkheim (referred tae locally as K-Toun an aw) is a toun in the Main-Taunus-Kreis destrict in Hesse, Germany. Locatit on the soothwastren slopes o the Taunus muntains, Kelkheim is notit for its attractive scenery. Kelkheim is locatit approximately 10 km tae the wast o Frankfurt. Wiesbaden, the state caipital o Hesse, is about 25 km away, while the Mainz, the state caipital o Rhineland-Palatinate, is aboot 30 km awa. Kelkheim is subdividit intae sax burghs Kelkheim-Mitte, Münster, Hornau, Fischbach, Ruppertshain an Eppenhain.

Kelkheim is connectit tae baith Frankfurt an Königstein bi rail, while bus connections exist tae Eppstein, Königstein, Liederbach an Sulzbach. Frankfurt Airport serves as the ceety's main internaitional airport.

Twinned wi High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK

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