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Bingen

City on Rhine in the German state Rheinland-Pfalz with about 25,000 inhabitants at the mouth of the Rhine in the Rhine at the foot of Rochusberg. Even before the Romans there was one because of the convenient location Celtic Settlement called Bingium. Already the Romans operated viticulture here around the turn of the century. The river Nahe forms a natural border between two growing areas. The district Bingen-Bingerbrück is on the left of the mouth of the Middle and belongs to the growing area Near, Here are the individual layers of Hildegardisbrünnchen, Rupertsberg Abbey (also called Ruppertsberg), Römerberg and Klostergarten, which belong to the large estate Schlosskapelle. They are reminiscent of the famous abbess and mystic Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), who worked in the monastery Rupertsberg. To the right of the area is the cultivation area Rheinhessen with the city of Bingen and its districts Büdesheim, Dietersheim, Dromersheim, Gaulsheim, Kempten and Sponsheim.

Bingen and Bingerbrück from the Elisenhöhe

The partly community-crossing individual layers are part of the large-scale St. Rochuskapelle. They are called Bubenstück (Büdesheim), Honigberg (Dromersheim), Kapellenberg (Kempten), Kirchberg (Kempten), Klosterweg (Dromersheim), Mainzer Weg (Büdesheim, Dromersheim), Osterberg (Büdesheim), Pfarrgarten (Gaulsheim, Kempten), rose Garden (Bingen City, Büdesheim), Scharlachberg (Büdesheim), Schelmenstück (Dietersheim, Büdesheim), Schlossberg Schwätzerchen (Büdesheim, Kempten, Bingen city) and Schwarzenberg (Büdesheim). After the city of Bingen is also one of the three Rheinhessen areas named. The vineyards of the city Bingen cover a considerable 650 hectares of vineyards. Well-known producers are Kruger-Rumpf. Prince Salm and Scharlachberg, North of Bingen begins the growing area middle Rhine which stretches north along the Rhine. A humorous anecdote tells about why the corkscrew in Rheinhessen Binger pencil is called.

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