Kirchen

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Kirchen
Coat of arms of Kirchen
Coat of arms
Kirchen   is located in Germany
Kirchen
Kirchen
Coordinates: 50°48′31″N 7°53′0″E / 50.80861°N 7.88333°E / 50.80861; 7.88333Coordinates: 50°48′31″N 7°53′0″E / 50.80861°N 7.88333°E / 50.80861; 7.88333
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Altenkirchen
Municipal assoc. Kirchen (Sieg)
Government
 • Mayor Wolfgang Müller (CDU)
Area
 • Total 39.59 km2 (15.29 sq mi)
Elevation 230 m (750 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,599
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 57548
Dialling codes 02741
Vehicle registration AK
Website www.kirchen-sieg.de

Kirchen is a town and climatic spa in the district of Altenkirchen in the north of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the river Sieg, approx. 12 km southwest of Siegen. Among its notable features is the Freusburg castle.

Kirchen is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde (collective municipality) Kirchen.

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