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Coat of arms

Coordinates: 49°54′27″N 7°58′56″E / 49.90750°N 7.98222°E / 49.90750; 7.98222Coordinates: 49°54′27″N 7°58′56″E / 49.90750°N 7.98222°E / 49.90750; 7.98222

Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
Municipal assoc.
 • Mayor Otto Kost
 • Total 5.81 km2 (2.24 sq mi)
Elevation 175 m (574 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 899
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 55459
Dialling codes 06727
Vehicle registration MZ

Aspisheim is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.



Aspisheim lies in Rhenish Hesse between Mainz and Bad Kreuznach. The municipality is administered by the Verbandsgemeinde of Sprendlingen-Gensingen, whose seat is in Sprendlingen.


Municipal council

The council is made up of 13 council members, counting the part-time mayor, with seats apportioned thus:

2004 7 5 12 seats

(as at municipal election held on 13 June 2004)

Coat of arms

The municipality’s arms might be described thus: Per pale Or a yarn swift sable palewise and sable a lion rampant Or armed argent and langued gules.

Culture and sightseeing

Regular events

On the next-to-last weekend in August the municipality’s residents stage the Rothesfest, a wine and street festival.

Economy and infrastructure


The municipality is crossed by the L 414 state road . The A 61 motorway runs roughly 4 km away from the municipality.


External links

  • Municipality’s official webpage (German)

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