Coat of arms of Bensheim
Coat of arms
Bensheim   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 49°40′0″N 8°37′0″E / 49°40′0″N 8°37′0″E / 49.66667; 8.61667
Admin. regionDarmstadt
 • MayorThorsten Herrmann (CDU)
 • Total57.83 km2 (22.33 sq mi)
Elevation123 m (404 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total39,521
 • Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes64601 – 64625
Dialling codes06251
Vehicle registrationHP

Bensheim is a city in Hesse, Germany. It is at the edge of the Odenwald and near to the river Rhine. It had 39,642 inhabitants in 2005 and is the biggest city of the Bergstraße district.


Economically it is in an area where wine grapes are grown. Many small businesses in the areas such as electronics, software development or services can be found.

The city has also factories/offices of Sirona former known as Siemens, Tyco International, Akzo Nobel, Suzuki and SAP SI.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Bensheim
العربية: بنسهايم
تۆرکجه: بنزهایم
беларуская: Бенсгайм
български: Бенсхайм
čeština: Bensheim
dansk: Bensheim
Deutsch: Bensheim
English: Bensheim
español: Bensheim
Esperanto: Bensheim
فارسی: بنزهایم
français: Bensheim
galego: Bensheim
hrvatski: Bensheim
Interlingue: Bensheim
italiano: Bensheim
Basa Jawa: Bensheim
қазақша: Бенсхайм
Kiswahili: Bensheim
Кыргызча: Бенсхайм
lietuvių: Benshaimas
magyar: Bensheim
Bahasa Melayu: Bensheim
Nederlands: Bensheim
norsk: Bensheim
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Bensheim
Tok Pisin: Bensheim
polski: Bensheim
português: Bensheim
română: Bensheim
русский: Бенсхайм
Scots: Bensheim
shqip: Bensheim
српски / srpski: Бенсхајм
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Bensheim
suomi: Bensheim
svenska: Bensheim
Türkçe: Bensheim
українська: Бенсгайм
Tiếng Việt: Bensheim
Volapük: Bensheim
Winaray: Bensheim
中文: 本斯海姆