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
Kintra Germany
State Bavarie
Admin. region Unterfranken
Destrict Kitzingen
Municipal assoc. Marktbreit
Govrenment
 • Mayor Erich Hegwein (CSU)
Aurie
 • Total 20.15 km2 (7.78 sq mi)
Elevation 191 m (627 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Tot 3,757
 • Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 97338–97340
Diallin codes 09332
Vehicle registration KT
Wabsteid www.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).

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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.

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