Place:Bergstraße, Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany

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NameBergstraße
Alt namesKreis Bergstraße
TypeDistrict
Located inDarmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Bensheim
Einhausen
Heppenheim
Lindenfels
Neustadt
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Bergstraße ("Mountain Road"), pronounced ˈbɛɐkˌʃtʀaːsə, is a Kreis (district) in the south of Hesse, Germany. It is at the northern end of the Bergstraße route. Neighboring districts are Groß-Gerau, Darmstadt-Dieburg, Odenwaldkreis, Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, the urban district Mannheim, the Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis, and the urban district of Worms. Kreis Bergstraße belongs both to the Rhine Neckar Area and the Rhein-Main Region.

History

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The district was created in 1938, when the two former districts Bensheim and Heppenheim were merged.

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