|• Mayor||Karl-Heinz Fend|
|• Total||7.46 km2 (2.88 sq mi)|
|• Density||160/km2 (410/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The community lies in the Westerwald between Koblenz and Gießen on the Eisenbach and on the edge of the Nassau Nature Park. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Montabaur, a kind of collective municipality.
In 1235, Girod had its first documentary mention.
The council is made up of 16 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 7 June 2009.
Economy and infrastructure
Girod has a request stop on the Lower Westerwald Railway (Unterwesterwaldbahn), Siershahn–Montabaur–Limburg, at which stop regional trains roughly every two hours, run by the Vectus Verkehrsgesellschaft. The nearest Autobahn interchanges are Montabaur and Diez on the A 3 (Cologne–Frankfurt), each 5 km away.
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