Auel

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For the American author, see Jean M. Auel.
Auel
Coat of arms of Auel
Coat of arms
Auel   is located in Germany
Auel
Auel
Coordinates: 50°10′16″N 7°45′59″E / 50.17111°N 7.76639°E / 50.17111; 7.76639Coordinates: 50°10′16″N 7°45′59″E / 50.17111°N 7.76639°E / 50.17111; 7.76639
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Rhein-Lahn-Kreis
Municipal assoc. Loreley
Government
 • Mayor Harald Kellotat
Area
 • Total 2.65 km2 (1.02 sq mi)
Elevation 275 m (902 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 199
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56357
Dialling codes 06771
Vehicle registration EMS

Auel is a municipality in the district of Rhein-Lahn, in Rhineland-Palatinate, in western Germany.

History[edit]

In 1250 Auel was first documented as Owele. In 1437 Auel tax especially for wine was sold from the Counts of Helfenstein to the Counts of Katzenelnbogen for 60 guilder.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden am 31.12.2012". Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.graf-von-katzenelnbogen.de/ The History of the County of Katzenelnbogen and the First Riesling of the World