|• Mayor||Gerhard Leinberger|
|• Total||8.72 km2 (3.37 sq mi)|
|Elevation||140 m (460 ft)|
|• Density||66/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The inhabitants of this small place are known colloquially as Uhlen.
Oberheimbach lies between Koblenz and Bad Kreuznach in the valley of the Heimbach. The winegrowing centre belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Rhein-Nahe, whose seat is in Bingen am Rhein, although that town is not within its bounds. Since 2003, Oberdiebach has been part of the Rhine Gorge UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In 983, Oberheimbach had its first documentary mention.
The council is made up of 13 council members, counting the part-time mayor, with seats apportioned thus:
(as at municipal election held on 13 June 2004)
Economy and infrastructure
|Biggest winegrowing centres
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by vineyard area
Bundesstraße 9, which links Mainz with Koblenz, lies northeast of the municipality, roughly 2 km away. The Rheinböllen interchange on the Autobahn A 61 lies roughly 15 km away. The nearest railway station is in Niederheimbach on the Mainz-Koblenz line.
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