Krümmel

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Krümmel
Coat of arms of Krümmel
Coat of arms
Krümmel   is located in Germany
Krümmel
Krümmel
Coordinates: 50°32′14″N 7°43′29″E / 50.53722°N 7.72472°E / 50.53722; 7.72472Coordinates: 50°32′14″N 7°43′29″E / 50.53722°N 7.72472°E / 50.53722; 7.72472
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Selters (Westerwald)
Government
 • Mayor Reiner Schmidt
Area
 • Total 2.20 km2 (0.85 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 324
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56244
Dialling codes 02626
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.kruemmel-ww.de

Krümmel is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The community belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters, a kind of collective municipality.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The rural residential community of Krümmel lies 2 km west of Selters in woodland and meadowland.

History[edit]

In 1022, Krümmel had its first documentary mention as Crumbele. In 1972, in the course of municipal restructuring, the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters was founded, to which Krümmel belongs.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 8 council members, including the honorary and presiding mayor (Ortsbürgermeister), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

North of the community runs the Bundesstraße 413, leading from Bendorf to Hachenburg. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Dierdorf on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt). The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

Famous people[edit]

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Hans August Lücker, German politician (CSU), Member of the Bundestag and later European MP, born 21 February 1915 in Krümmel

References[edit]

External links[edit]


This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.