Biebelnheim is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Alzey-Worms district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.GeographyLocationThe municipality lies in Rhenish Hesse. As a winegrowing centre, Biebelnheim lies in Germany’s biggest winegrowing district, in the middle of Rhenish Hesse. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Alzey-Land, whose seat is in Alzey. The nearest town is Alzey (6 km), and the 30 km to the state capital, Mainz, is easily crossed on the Autobahn A 63.Neighbouring municipalitiesBiebelnheim’s neighbours are Albig, Bechtolsheim, Gabsheim, Gau-Odernheim, and Spiesheim.HistoryThe municipality, once known as Bibilinsheim, lying on a slope, is of a picturesque, rustic character. It is said that the robber and outlaw Schinderhannes (Johannes Bückler) once had a hideout here.