Kessenich (Euskirchen)

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City of Euskirchen
Coordinates: 50 ° 40 ′ 44 ″  N , 6 ° 47 ′ 38 ″  E
Height : 150 m above sea level NHN
Residents : 270  (December 31, 2017)
Incorporation : 1302
Postal code : 53881
Area code : 02251
Location of Kessenich in Euskirchen

Kessenich is a district in the north of Euskirchen . The former villages of Kessenich, Disternich and Rüdesheim founded the city of Euskirchen together and are therefore the oldest parts of the city. City rights were granted in 1302 . On the part of the city of Euskirchen, Kessenich is no longer run as a separate district, but only as a district.

Kessenich is a very old place. First mentions go back to Roman times , when Kessenich was a messenger riding stable of the Romans. Here the horses of the Roman messengers were exchanged when they were passing through from the Eifel z. B. were to Cologne . Ruins of Roman buildings were discovered during construction work on two apartment buildings on Kessenicher Strasse at the corner of Lindenhofstrasse.

Kessenich Castle , the Bartelshof Manor and the Friedrichsruh Manor are located in Kessenich . The Erft flows east of Kessenich .

Individual evidence

  1. Population figures for districts. (PDF) City of Euskirchen, December 31, 2017, accessed on July 7, 2018 (main residences).