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Encyclopedia > Wertheim am Main
Wertheim a. M., Carl Anton Joseph Rottmann, 1822
Wertheim a. M., Carl Anton Joseph Rottmann, 1822

Wertheim is a town in southwestern Germany, in the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of 24,764. It is located on the confluence of the rivers Tauber and Main. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1361, 214 KB) Description: Title: de: Wertheim a. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1361, 214 KB) Description: Title: de: Wertheim a. ... Inntal bei Neubeuern, 1823. ... Baden-Württemberg is a federal state in southwestern Germany to the east of the Upper Rhine. ... Tauber is a river in Franconia, Germany. ... Map showing the position of the Main in Germany The Main (pronounced in FUCKKKK GERmany! German like the English word mine) is a river in Germany, 524 km long (including White Main 574 km), and one of the more significant tributaries of the Rhine river. ...

It is known for its wine, castle and medieval town centre. Noteworthy architecture includes the Baunachshof, a crow-step gable structure. The Parthenon on top of the Acropolis, Athens, Greece Architecture (from Latin, architectura and ultimately from Greek, αρχιτεκτων, a master builder, from αρχι- chief, leader and τεκτων, builder, carpenter) is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ... Crow steps on a baronial building in Scotland Crow steps are a feature of buildings found in Scotland and elsewhere in the UK. A gable end of a roof made into steps with stone or bricks are called crow steps. ... The House of the Seven Gables, Salem, Massachusetts, showing four gables in this view. ...

For many years Wertheim was home to Peden Barracks, a US Army installation. Headquartered at Peden Barracks was the 72nd Field Artillery Brigade, as well as two Field Artillery Battalions - 3/35FA (8 inch self-propelled) and 4/27 FA (MLRS). The US Army left Peden Barracks in the early 1990s as part of the post Cold War reorganization of US armed forces in Germany.

Events: Summer festival on the last three days of July, followed by a medieval festival on the castle.


Wertheim is the most far north town in the state of Baden-Württemberg. It is situated on the delta of the river Tauber floating into the Main river. It borders on the Odenwald-forest and the Spessart forest to the north across the Main river.

Neighboring parishes

Following Cities and parishes border on Wertheim town. Listing is clockwise starting eastof the town.

Holzkirchen, Helmstadt and Neubrunn (all district Würzburg, Bavaria), Werbach and Külsheim (both district Main-Tauber-Kreis), Neunkirchen (district Miltenberg, Bavaria), Freudenberg (Main-Tauber-Kreis), Stadtprozelten and Faulbach (both district Miltenberg) and Hasloch, Kreuzwertheim and Triefenstein (all district Main-Spessart, Bavaria). Holzkirchen is a market town in Bavaria, Germany. ... Würzburg is a city in the region of Franconia which lies in the northern tip of Bavaria, Germany. ... The Free State of Bavaria  (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... Külsheim is a town in the Main-Tauber district, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Main-Tauber is a district (Kreis) in the north-east of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... There are communes and places that have the name Neunkirchen (German for new church): In Austria Neunkirchen, independent city in Lower Austria in Germany Bavaria Neunkirchen am Brand, in the Forchheim district Neunkirchen am Sand, in the Nürnberger Land district Neunkirchen (Unterfranken), , in the Miltenberg district Neunkirchen (bei Mosbach... Timberframed houses in Miltenberg, Bavaria Miltenberg is a town in Franconia ( Bavaria, Germany). ... The Free State of Bavaria  (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... Freudenberg can mean several things: Companies Freudenberg-NOK Freudenberg Politex Freudenberg & Co. ... Stadtprozelten is a town in the district of Miltenberg, in Bavaria, Germany. ... Main-Spessart is a district in Bavaria, Germany. ...

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Coordinates: 49°46′N 9°31′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

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