Neunkirchen-Seelscheid

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Neunkirchen-Seelscheid
Coat of arms of Neunkirchen-Seelscheid
Coat of arms
Neunkirchen-Seelscheid is located in Germany
Neunkirchen-Seelscheid
Neunkirchen-Seelscheid
Coordinates: 50°52′N 07°20′E / 50.867°N 7.333°E / 50.867; 7.333Coordinates: 50°52′N 07°20′E / 50.867°N 7.333°E / 50.867; 7.333
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Köln
District Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
Subdivisions 59
Government
 • Mayor Helmut Meng (CDU)
Area
 • Total 50.64 km2 (19.55 sq mi)
Elevation 220 m (720 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 19,481
 • Density 380/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 53819
Dialling codes 02247
Vehicle registration SU
Website www.neunkirchen-seelscheid.de

Neunkirchen-Seelscheid is a municipality in the Rhein-Sieg district in the southern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Beside the two principal places Neunkirchen and Seelscheid there are numerous smaller localities among the municipality.

Geography[edit]

Neunkirchen-Seelscheid is located 20 km north-east of Bonn and 25 km south-east from Cologne in the southern part of the region of Berg (Bergisches Land). The northwest municipality border is formed by the river course of the Naafbach, while the Bröl acts as the southeast border. The Wahnbach flows through the municipality.

Neighbour municipalities[edit]

Neighbouring cities are Siegburg, Hennef, Overath and Lohmar. Neighbouring municipalities are Much and Ruppichteroth.

Subdivisions[edit]

Beside the two principal places Neunkirchen (5423) and Seelscheid (5788) there are following localities within the municipality (population between brackets)

Balensiefen (20), Birken (58), Birkenfeld (174), Birkenmühle (5), Brackemich (106), Breiderheide (3), Breitscheid, Bruchhausen (59), Busch (14), Effert (2), Eich (101), Eischeid (508), Gutmühle (39), Hardt (43), Hasenbach (315), Hausen, Hausermühle (71), Heidgen, Heister (110), Herkenrath (137), Hermerath (342), Hermerather Mühle, Herrenwiesermühle, Hochhausen (397), Hohn (101), Höfferhof, Hülscheid (418), Ingersau (62), Ingersaueler Mühle (6), Kaule (37), Kotthausen, Köbach (112), Krahwinkel (200), Meisenbach, Mohlscheid (383), Nackhausen (319), Niederhorbach (164), Niederwennerscheid (507), Oberdorst (364), Oberheister (413), Oberhorbach (64), Oberste Zeith, Oberwennerscheid (432), Ohlig (10), Ohmerath (31), Pinn (45), Pixhof, Pohlhausen (492), Rehwiese (6), Remschoß (254), Rengert (222), Renzert (64), Rippert (128), Schaaren, Scherpekotten (2), Scherpemich, Schöneshof (454), Siefen (34), Söntgerath (134), Stein (125), Steinermühle (19), Straßen (84), Unterste Zeith, Wahlen (22), Wahn (197), Weiert (32), Wende (4), Weesbach, Wiescheid, Wolperath (1288)

Population[edit]

  • 1998 – 19.515
  • 1999 – 19.874
  • 2000 – 20.079
  • 2001 – 20.328
  • 2002 – 20.674
  • 2003 – 20.898
  • 2004 – 21.020
  • 2005 – 21.000

History[edit]

  • ca. 5000 BC - first remains of human settlement
  • 1178 - first documentary mention
  • 1969 Neunkirchen-Seelscheid were made of the two old municipalities Neunkirchen and Seelscheid

Politics[edit]

The 34 seats of the municipal council consist of:

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]