Marktbreit

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Marktbreit
The Malerwinkel'in Marktbreit
The Malerwinkel'in Marktbreit
Coat o airms o Marktbreit
Coat o airms
Marktbreit is locatit in Germany
Marktbreit
Marktbreit
Location o Marktbreit athin Kitzingen destrict
Marktbreit in KT.svg
Coordinates: 49°40′1″N 10°8′37″E / 49.66694°N 10.14361°E / 49.66694; 10.14361Coordinates: 49°40′1″N 10°8′37″E / 49.66694°N 10.14361°E / 49.66694; 10.14361
KintraGermany
StateBavarie
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DestrictKitzingen
Municipal assoc.Marktbreit
Govrenment
 • MayorErich Hegwein (CSU)
Area
 • Total20.15 km2 (7.78 sq mi)
Elevation
191 m (627 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Tot3,757
 • Density190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
97338–97340
Diallin codes09332
Vehicle registrationKT
Wabsteidwww.marktbreit.de

Marktbreit is a toun in the destrict o Kitzingen in the Regierungsbezirk Unterfranken in Bavarie situatit at the maist soothren point o the Main river. It is the birthplace o Alois Alzheimer who first identified the symptoms o wha is nou kent as Alzheimer's disease. Wi its suburb Gnodstadt, Marktbreit haes aboot 4,000 inhabitants (2004).

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Auld ruins o a Roman castle show the importance o Marktbreit's location durin the era o Emperor Augustus. It wis first mentioned as "broite inferior" in a document o the coont o Castell in 1266. It is vera likely that thare wis a dounset for some hunder years at the delta o the Breitbach. In 1557, Keeng Ferdinand alloued the dounset tae hauld mercats, an the name Marktbreit wis gien tae the smaw toun. In the 17t an 18t hunderyear Marktbreit wis an important mercatplace acause the shortest wey tae the Danube frae the Main (which ends in the Rhine) stairts in Marktbreit.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.

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