Place:Bad Dürkheim, Rheinhessen-Pfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

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NameBad Dürkheim
Alt namesBad Durkheim
TypeDistrict
Located inRheinhessen-Pfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Bad Dürkheim
Municipality
Weisenheim am Berg
Weisenheim am Sand


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Bad Dürkheim is a district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is bounded by (from the west and clockwise) the districts of Kaiserslautern, Donnersbergkreis and Alzey-Worms, the city of Worms, the Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis, the city of Neustadt/Weinstraße, the districts of Südliche Weinstraße, the city of Landau (the Taubensuhl/Fassendeich forest part of the city), the district Südwestpfalz, and the city of Kaiserslautern.

History

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The eastern rim of the Palatinate forest has been densely populated since the Middle Ages. Several medieval castles show the significance of the region during the early Holy Roman Empire.

The district was established in 1969 by combining portions of the former districts of Neustadt and Frankenthal.

DIALECT

The dialect of Bad Dürkheim and environs is closer to the Pennsylvania Dutch language -- also known as Pennsylvania German or as Deitsch, the native tongue of the Amish and others -- than any other dialect of German.

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