Rotenhain

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Rotenhain
Coat of arms of Rotenhain
Coat of arms
Rotenhain   is located in Germany
Rotenhain
Rotenhain
Coordinates: 50°36′3″N 7°52′57″E / 50.60083°N 7.88250°E / 50.60083; 7.88250Coordinates: 50°36′3″N 7°52′57″E / 50.60083°N 7.88250°E / 50.60083; 7.88250
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Westerburg
Government
 • Mayor Hubertus Limbach
Area
 • Total 4.10 km2 (1.58 sq mi)
Elevation 465 m (1,526 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 547
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56459
Dialling codes 02661
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.rotenhain.de

Rotenhain is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Since 1972 it has belonged to what was then the newly founded Verbandsgemeinde of Westerburg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Rotenhain lies 9 km southwest of Westerburg.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 13 council members, including the extraofficial mayor (Bürgermeister), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Southwest of the community runs Bundesstraße 255, leading from Montabaur to Herborn. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt). Rotenhain lies on the Oberwesterwaldbahn (railway) to Limburg and Au (Sieg). From there, the cities of Cologne, Koblenz, Frankfurt am Main and Wiesbaden may be reached directly. 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.