|Municipal assoc.||Selters (Westerwald)|
|• Mayor||Reiner Schmidt|
|• Total||2.20 km2 (0.85 sq mi)|
|Elevation||260 m (850 ft)|
|• Density||150/km2 (380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
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.
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.
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
North of the community runs the Bundesstraße 413, leading from Bendorf to Hachenburg. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Dierdorf on the A 3 (Cologne–Frankfurt). The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.
Sons and daughters of the town
- Hans August Lücker, German politician (CSU), Member of the Bundestag and later European MP, born 21 February 1915 in Krümmel
- This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.
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