|• Mayor||Norbert Franz|
|• Total||2.53 km2 (0.98 sq mi)|
|Elevation||120 m (390 ft)|
|• Density||170/km2 (430/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Lösnich is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Bernkastel-Wittlich district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Bernkastel-Kues, whose seat is in the like-named town.
In 1066, Lösnich had its first documentary mention.
The council is made up of 8 council members, who were elected by proportional representation at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.
The municipal election held on 7 June 2009 yielded the following results:
Culture and sightseeing
Economy and infrastructure
For centuries, Lösnich has been characterized by winegrowing and tourism. There are plans to build the High Moselle Crossing (Hochmoselübergang – a highway link whose centrepiece will be a long, high bridge over the Moselle) on Bundesstraße 50 right near Lösnich.
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