Hundsdorf

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Hundsdorf
Coat of arms of Hundsdorf
Coat of arms
Hundsdorf   is located in Germany
Hundsdorf
Hundsdorf
Coordinates: 50°28′20″N 7°42′14″E / 50.47222°N 7.70389°E / 50.47222; 7.70389Coordinates: 50°28′20″N 7°42′14″E / 50.47222°N 7.70389°E / 50.47222; 7.70389
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Ransbach-Baumbach
Government
 • Mayor Eckhard Niebisch
Area
 • Total 1.40 km2 (0.54 sq mi)
Elevation 290 m (950 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 458
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56235
Dialling codes 02623
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.hundsdorf.de

Hundsdorf is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies in the Westerwald between Koblenz and Siegen on the edge of the Kannenbäckerland, a region known for its ceramics industry. Hundsdorf belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Ransbach-Baumbach, a kind of collective municipality.

History[edit]

In 1243, Hundsdorf had its first documentary mention as Hunisdorp.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 8 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Regular events[edit]

Each year, between Ascension and Whitsun, a Western town is built here in which Western and Indian clubs recreate the atmosphere of the Wild West for a few days under authentic conditions.

In early August each year, Hundsdorf holds its kermis.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

The A 48 with its Höhr-Grenzhausen interchange (AS 12) lies 6 km away. The A 3 (CologneFrankfurt) with its Ransbach-Baumbach interchange lies only 5 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

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This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.