Obererbach, Westerwaldkreis

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Obererbach
Coat of arms of Obererbach
Coat of arms
Obererbach is located in Germany
Obererbach
Obererbach
Coordinates: 50°26′33″N 07°58′00″E / 50.44250°N 7.96667°E / 50.44250; 7.96667Coordinates: 50°26′33″N 07°58′00″E / 50.44250°N 7.96667°E / 50.44250; 7.96667
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Wallmerod
Government
 • Mayor Reinhard Krämer
Area
 • Total 2.60 km2 (1.00 sq mi)
Elevation 240 m (790 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 515
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56414
Dialling codes 06435
Vehicle registration WW
Website http://www.obererbach.de.vu

Obererbach is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies in the Westerwald between Montabaur and Limburg an der Lahn. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Wallmerod, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

History[edit]

In 1290, Obererbach had its first documentary mention as Erlebach.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 12 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Running right through the community is Kreisstraße 160, which joins Bundesstraße 8 in Malmeneich. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt), some 7 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

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This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.