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Geiselwind is a market town with 2323 inhabitants in Lower Franconia (Bavaria) in the district of Kitzingen (Kitzingen vacation rentals | Kitzingen travel guide) in Germany. Literal translations may render its name into English as
hostage wind. In this case,
Geisel means a special form of a whip, not a hostage.
Geiselwind is today in the governmental district of Lower Franconia (Würzburg). Up to the administrative reform Geiselwind still belonged to the governmental district of Middle Franconia. On the edge of the town area is the Dreifrankenstein (page in German) (= Three-Franconia stone), where the governmental districts of Lower Franconia and Middle Franconia and Upper Franconia all meet. The following areas belong to Geiselwind: Burggrub, Dürrnbuch, Ebersbrunn, Füttersee, Geiselwind, Gräfenneuses, Holzberndorf, Ilmenau, Langenberg, Rehweiler, Wasserberndorf, Freihaslach.
Things to See in Geiselwind
Kaiser oak in Füttersee
Stiftung Parlor at the cemetery in Geiselwind, redesigned in 2006 by installation of three bronze relief panels of the stonemason and master sculptor Andrew Fenn from broad market on behalf of the Cross-Reinleins Foundation
St. Matthew Church in Rehweiler, it is the only church hall in Bavaria.
[ source: wikipedia ]
More about the History of Geiselwind
The name Geiselwind can be dated to the 8th century AD. At this time by decree of the German emperor, Wends were settled in the Frankish area. Geiselwind market in today's Lower Franconia belonged to the sovereign Grafschaft of Schwarzenberg. With the Rheinbundakte in 1806 the place was included in Bavaria. In the course of the administrative reforms in Bavaria, today's municipality developed with the municipality edict of 1818.
[ source: wikipedia ]
Geiselwind is a market town with 2323 inhabitants in Lower Franconia (Bavaria) in the district of Kitzingen in Germany. Literal translations may render its name into English as "hostage wind". In this case, "Geisel" means a special form of a whip, not a hostage.
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