Bucking home at the crying race

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Wappen Deutschlandkarte, Position von Bockenheim hervorgehoben
base data
Land of the Federal Republic: Rhineland-Palatinate
district: Bath Dürkheim
surface: 11.24 km ²
inhabitants: 2.300 (2004)
population density: Einwohner/km ²
height: m and. NN
postal zip code: 67278
preselection: 06359
geographical situation:
Coordinates: 49° 36 ' N, 08° 11 ' O
49° 36 ' N, 08° 11 ' O
Kfz characteristic: DÜW
municipality key:
of the local administration:
Leininger ring 51
67278 bucking home
Website: www.bockenheim.de
E-Mail address:
mayor: Janson (FWG) house
Haus der Deutschen Weinstraße
of the German crying race bucking home

at the crying race is briefly a place of the 1972 formed convention community green city country in the district bath Dürkheim (German Land of the Federal Republic Rhineland-Palatinate). It lies in the northwest of the European Metropolregion Rhine Neckar.

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situation and emergence

the pfälzische winegrower village bucking home with its numerous old farmsteads is because of the northern beginning of 85 km is enough for German crying race, which is identical here to the federal highway 271. Grew together it from the local parts large and small bucking home, which were folded up 1956.

local local council

the elections to the local local council to 13. June 2004 had the following result:

  1. SPD 47.3% (+ 1.3%)/8 seats (+1)
  2. CDU 28.1% (+ 2.4%)/4 seats (=)
  3. FWG 24.6% (- 3.7%)/4 seats (- 1)

objects of interest

the tower of the Roman March in church originates from that 11. Jh., after the earlier Emichsburg of the Leininger counts the today's community centre is designated.

1995 were established as counterpart to the German wine gate in silence, which marks the southern beginning of the German crying race since 1936, between large and small bucking home the house of the German crying race. Stilistisch ajar against a Roman castellet, spans it bridge-like the crying race and offers beside a restaurant (120 places) with sea-terrace to also different meeting areas place. In „the tower room “ with view on the surrounding vine hills as well as the Rhine level from the Haardtgebirge to the desert forest „the crying race wedding “ takes place for trust-willing.



since 1952 is delivered in bucking home in each October the Pfälzi dialect poet contest, to which Pfälzer dialect writing and speaking participants meet. The jury distinguishes the ten best poems.

With the annually on one May weekend taking place „Bockenheimer “report to dialect days dial-acct-lied before public on dialects and discuss - traditionally in the dialect - on the podium.

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