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Coordinates: 49°5′42″N 08°16′42″E / 49.09500°N 8.27833°E / 49.09500; 8.27833Coordinates: 49°5′42″N 08°16′42″E / 49.09500°N 8.27833°E / 49.09500; 8.27833
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Germersheim
Municipal assoc. Jockgrim
  Mayor Sabine Baumann
  Total 12.61 km2 (4.87 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 7,457
  Density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 76751
Dialling codes 07271
Vehicle registration GER

Jockgrim is a municipality in the district of Germersheim, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the left bank of the Rhine, approximately 15 km north-west of Karlsruhe.

Jockgrim is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde (“collective municipality”) Jockgrim.

In 1965, Jockgrim celebrated the 700th anniversary of the old part of town: Hinterstadtl. This picturesque area has a bi-annual festival called Hinterstadtl Fest which takes place on the first weekend of September. In 2015 they were celebrating the 750th anniversary.



Jockgrim had a little scene in the movie "Buffalo Soldiers". The scene when a tank runs over a gas station was filmed in jockgrim, in the background is the Hinterstädel.

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