Rockenhausen

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Rockenhausen
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Coat of arms of Rockenhausen
Coat of arms
Rockenhausen   is located in Germany
Rockenhausen
Rockenhausen
Coordinates: 49°37′42.91″N 7°49′13.84″E / 49.6285861°N 7.8205111°E / 49.6285861; 7.8205111Coordinates: 49°37′42.91″N 7°49′13.84″E / 49.6285861°N 7.8205111°E / 49.6285861; 7.8205111
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Donnersbergkreis
Municipal assoc. Rockenhausen
Government
 • Mayor Karl-Heinz Seebald (SPD)
Area
 • Total 36.83 km2 (14.22 sq mi)
Elevation 199 m (653 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,425
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 67806
Dialling codes 06361
Vehicle registration KIB
Website www.rockenhausen.de

Rockenhausen is a town in the Donnersbergkreis, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the river Alsenz, approx. 30 km north of Kaiserslautern.

Rockenhausen is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Rockenhausen. As well as the town of Rockenhausen the municipality includes the villages of Marienthal and Dörnbach.

Notable citizens[edit]

  • Uta Frith, DBE FRS FBA FMedSci (1941) - developmental psychologist.

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