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Title: Waghäusel  
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Waghäusel (German pronunciation: , ) is a German town located in the Rhine valley in the south-western state of Baden-Württemberg. Waghäusel consists of 3 townships which are the core city (1236 residents), Kirrlach (9347 residents), and Wiesental (9596 residents) [as of March 31, 2006]. Wiesental and Kirrlach are located on Bertha Benz Memorial Route.

Among the 3 townships, Wiesental occupies the largest land area of 21.2 km² followed by Kirrlach with 19.4 km² and the core city with 0.22 km².


  • Pilgrimage church of Mary with monastery
  • Baroque castle "Eremitage"
  • Daytaller House in Kirrlach
  • Gothic wood carved altar in the Catholic Church of Kirrlach
  • Old-German wine tavern in Kirrlach (liquor licence since July 15, 1700)

International relations

Waghäusel is twinned with the following towns:

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