Rorodt

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Rorodt
Coat of arms of Rorodt
Coat of arms
Rorodt   is located in Germany
Rorodt
Rorodt
Coordinates: 49°46′11″N 7°03′04″E / 49.76972°N 7.05111°E / 49.76972; 7.05111Coordinates: 49°46′11″N 7°03′04″E / 49.76972°N 7.05111°E / 49.76972; 7.05111
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Bernkastel-Wittlich
Municipal assoc. Thalfang am Erbeskopf
Government
 • Mayor Hermann Klein
Area
 • Total 3.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 50
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 54411
Dialling codes 06504
Vehicle registration WIL
Website www.rorodt.de

Rorodt is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Bernkastel-Wittlich district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The municipality lies in the Hunsrück and belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Thalfang am Erbeskopf, whose seat is in the municipality of Thalfang.

History[edit]

In 1136, Rorodt had its first documentary mention as Roveroth. Rorodt belonged until Secularization to the Archbishopric of Trier and was part of the Mark Thalfang, a territory roughly corresponding to today’s Verbandsgemeinde. After French rule ended, the village passed in 1814 to the Kingdom of Prussia. Since 1947, it has been part of the then newly founded state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Politics[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

The council is made up of 6 council members, who were elected by majority vote proportional representation at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.[2]

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This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.