|• Mayor||Norbert Mehrfeld|
|• Total||11.25 km2 (4.34 sq mi)|
|Elevation||160 m (520 ft)|
|• Density||79/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Sehlem was part of the Electorate of Trier. Beginning in 1794, Sehlem lay under French rule. In 1814 it was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia at the Congress of Vienna. Since 1947, it has been part of the then newly founded state of Rhineland-Palatinate.
The council is made up of 12 council members, who were elected by proportional representation at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.
The municipal election held on 7 June 2009 yielded the following results:
|WG Mehrfeld||WG Molitor||WG Lehnen||WG Zehe||Total|
In the mayoral election, Norbert Mehrfeld defeated Franz-Josef Molitor with a total of 54.9% of the vote to his opponent’s 45.1%.
Coat of arms
The German blazon reads: Über grünem Schildfuß, darin zwei silberne Leisten, in Silber ein rotes Balkenkreuz, belegt mit grünem sechsspeichigem Rad.
Economy and infrastructure
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