Bingen am Rhein (DE)
Bingen am Rhein is a town ((24,234 inhabitants end 2013) in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
The settlement's original name was Bingium, a Celtic word that may have meant "hole in the rock", a description of the shoal behind the Mäuseturm, known as the Binger Loch. Bingen was the starting point for the Via Ausonia, a Roman military road that linked the town with Trier. Historically in the Grand Duchy of Hesse (Rheinhessen).
Bingen is well known for, among other things, the story about the Mouse Tower, in which allegedly the Bishop of Mainz Hatto was eaten by mice.
Bingerbrück is a part of Bingen since 1969.
Postmarks in Germany
Postmarks in German Empire
Covers and Cards
The Bingerbrück-Saarbrücken (Saarland) railway office opened in May 1860.
Postmarks in North German Confederation
Until end 1871.
Postmarks in Prussia Rheinland province
BINGERBRÜCK used a Postal code 130, Kreis Creuznach, District of Coblenz.
Postmarks by Thurn und Taxis
BINGEN used a postal code 97.