Ruwer (Verbandsgemeinde)

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Ruwer region

Ruwer is a Verbandsgemeinde (collective municipality) with 18,014 inhabitants (Dez. 2008) on the river Ruwer near Trier in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is famous for the wine from the wine-growing region Mosel, which previously was called Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, and which was founded by the Romans. The administrative seat (formerly located in Ruwer, which was an independent municipality until it was incorporated into the city Trier) is located in Waldrach since November 2005. Ruwer consists of the following 20 Ortsgemeinden ("local municipalities"):

Name Area
(km²)
1563
(Fireplaces)
1684
(Fireplaces)
1818
(Population)
2000
(Population)
2008
(Population)
coat of arms Bonerath 4.25 6 6 151 256 258
coat of arms Farschweiler 7.45 13 8 197 760 758
coat of arms Gusterath 4.41 5 9 141 2,015 1,863
coat of arms Gutweiler 2.51 7 7 100 739 632
coat of arms Herl 2.83 5 7 140 254 258
coat of arms Hinzenburg 2.87 3 3 82 164 141
coat of arms Holzerath 6.76 6 5 186 498 444
coat of arms Kasel 4.53 25 21 255 1,347 1,228
coat of arms Korlingen 2.08 9 6 97 890 794
coat of arms Lorscheid 5.09 11 12 187 621 611
coat of arms Mertesdorf 6.47 20 14 287 1,762 1,671
coat of arms Morscheid 5.48 17 18 227 821 937
coat of arms Ollmuth 3.93 4 4 91 174 163
coat of arms Osburg 33.92 23 17 515 1,943 2,387
coat of arms Pluwig 4.87 9 9 250 1,231 1,408
coat of arms Riveris 2.11 4 4 133 364 431
coat of arms Schöndorf 10.03 12 12 296 831 783
coat of arms Sommerau 1.04 1 1 29 74 78
coat of arms Thomm 4.49 16 12 327 1,041 1,096
coat of arms Waldrach 12.45 53 41 533 2,179 2,044
Coat of arms Σ Ruwer (Verbandsgemeinde) 127.57 249 216 4,224 17,964 17,985

The Verbandsgemeinde Ruwer is a part of the district coat of arms Trier-Saarburg.

See also[edit]

Ruwer-Hochwald-Radweg

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Coordinates: 49°44′44″N 6°44′41″E / 49.74556°N 6.74472°E / 49.74556; 6.74472