Altenkirchen

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Altenkirchen
Town square
Town square
Coat of arms of Altenkirchen
Coat of arms
Altenkirchen   is located in Germany
Altenkirchen
Altenkirchen
Coordinates: 50°41′14″N 07°38′44″E / 50.68722°N 7.64556°E / 50.68722; 7.64556Coordinates: 50°41′14″N 07°38′44″E / 50.68722°N 7.64556°E / 50.68722; 7.64556
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Altenkirchen
Municipal assoc. Altenkirchen
Government
 • Mayor Heinz-Joachim Höfer (SPD)
Area
 • Total 11.00 km2 (4.25 sq mi)
Elevation 230 m (750 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,227
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 57601–57610
Dialling codes 02681
Vehicle registration AK
Website www.vg-altenkirchen.de

Altenkirchen (About this sound  ) is a town in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, capital of the district of Altenkirchen. It is located approximately 40 km east of Bonn and 40 km north of Koblenz. Altenkirchen is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Altenkirchen.

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