Stadtteil of Frankfurt am Main
Coat of arms of Bergen-Enkheim
Coat of arms
Bergen-Enkheim  is located in Germany
Location of Bergen-Enkheim within Frankfurt am Main
Frankfurt Stadtteil Bergen-Enkheim.svg
Coordinates: 50°09?18?N 08°45?11?E / 50.15500°N 8.75306°E / 50.15500; 8.75306Coordinates: 50°09?18?N 08°45?11?E / 50.15500°N 8.75306°E / 50.15500; 8.75306
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Urban district
Town Frankfurt am Main
 o Total 12.541 km2 (4.842 sq mi)
Population (2007-12-31)
 o Total 17,808
 o Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 60388
Dialling codes 06109
Vehicle registration F

Bergen-Enkheim is a city district and an Ortsbezirk of Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

This district in the eastern part of Frankfurt was once formed from the independent towns of Bergen and Enkheim. It borders the districts of Seckbach in the west and Fechenheim in the south, the town of Maintal in the east and the town of Bad Vilbel in the north.

Bergen and Enkheim were first mentioned as a common village in the thirteenth century. The two locations were administered together for centuries in 1936, but Bergen-Enkheim only officially became a town in 1968. In 1977 it was incorporated into the city of Frankfurt.

Geographically the territory is marked by the transition of the Main valley into the rising Wetterau.

It is directly linked to the Rhine-Main area's RMV U-Bahn and bus network.


Bergen-Enkheim is a district connected to literature, and the literary prize, the Stadtschreiber von Bergen, is awarded as a part of the market Berger Markt every year (Friday before the first Tuesday in September).

The Arabidopsis thaliana race Enkheim, which is important in plant molecular biology research originates here.


The old town of Bergen is an interesting site. Its historic town hall holds the area's historical museum. The Gothic foundation of the building dates from 1300-1350 and the upper floor in the rural Renaissance style dates from the early sixteenth century. It also holds a tower holding a baroque lantern, added in 1704.

A remnant of the old city walls frames the so-called "White Tower" (Weiße Turm). This was a late gothic watchtower which was created under the counts of Hanau along the town walls.


Bergen-Enkheim holds the only meat market in the greater city of Frankfurt. It is location of the Berger Market (Berger Markt) that takes place in the last weekend in August. On the Friday beforehand, the new Stadtschreiber von Bergen is inducted and celebrated. The festival pavilion is also used to crown the official Apfelwein Queen.



Bergen-Enkheim has two primary schools (Schule am Hang and Schule am Landgraben) and one school with primary and secondary level together (Schule am Ried).

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