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Neustadt an der Weinstrasse
Coat of arms of Neustadt an der Weinstrasse
Coordinates 49°21′0″N 08°09′0″E / 49.35°N 8.15°E / 49.35; 8.15
Administration
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Urban district
Mayor Hans Georg Löffler (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 117.10 km2 (45.21 sq mi)
Elevation 136 m  (446 ft)
Population 53,506  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 457 /km2 (1,183 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate NW
Postal codes 67433, 67434, 67435
Area codes 06321, 06327
Website neustadt-weinstrasse.de

Neustadt an der Weinstraße is a city in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It has about 54,000 people. The main parts of the city's economy are tourism and winegrowing. Every year the city is the location of the German wine harvest festival with the election of the Gerrman wine queen.

Districts

Its districts are

  • Diedesfeld,
  • Duttweiler,
  • Geinsheim,
  • Gimmeldingen,
  • Haardt,
  • Hambach,
  • Königsbach,
  • Lachen-Speyerdorf,
  • Mußbach, and
  • Winzingen.

Twin Towns

Culture and Sights

  • Hambach Castle
  • Saalbau
  • Elwetritsch fountain
  • Railway Museum
  • Villa Böhm
  • Wolfscastle

Traffic

Neustadt have two on-ramps (North and South) of the highway A 65. Except for the central station, the town have a second railroad station (Böbig) and a third (South).

Economy

Neustadt is the seat of the Hornbach Holding AG and Team Rosberg.

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