Hauenstein

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Hauenstein
German Shoe Museum
German Shoe Museum
Coat of arms of Hauenstein
Coat of arms
Hauenstein is located in Germany
Hauenstein
Hauenstein
Coordinates: 49°11′N 7°52′E / 49.183°N 7.867°E / 49.183; 7.867Coordinates: 49°11′N 7°52′E / 49.183°N 7.867°E / 49.183; 7.867
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Südwestpfalz
Municipal assoc. Hauenstein
Government
 • Mayor Bernhard Rödig (FDP)
Area
 • Total 13.91 km2 (5.37 sq mi)
Elevation 348 m (1,142 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,963
 • Density 280/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 76846
Dialling codes 06392
Vehicle registration PS
Website www.hauenstein.de

Hauenstein is a municipality in the Südwestpfalz district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated in the Palatinate forest, approximately 20 km east of Pirmasens, and 20 km west of Landau.

Hauenstein is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Hauenstein.

It is an important centre for the shoe industry, and is home to the German Shoe Museum (Deutsches Schuhmuseum).

Shoe shopping centre

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