Simmerath

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Simmerath
Coat of arms of Simmerath
Coat of arms
Simmerath is located in Germany
Simmerath
Simmerath
Coordinates: 50°36′00″N 06°17′59″E / 50.60000°N 6.29972°E / 50.60000; 6.29972Coordinates: 50°36′00″N 06°17′59″E / 50.60000°N 6.29972°E / 50.60000; 6.29972
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Köln
District Aachen
Subdivisions 17
Government
 • Mayor Hubert Breuer (CDU)
Area
 • Total 111.430 km2 (43.023 sq mi)
Elevation 280 - 560 m (−1,560 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 15,022
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 52152
Dialling codes 02473
Vehicle registration AC
Website www.simmerath.de

Simmerath is a municipality in the district of Aachen, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located approximately 20 km south-east of Aachen, near the border to Belgium.

The administrative area was expanded in 1972 and includes the following localities:

  • Dedenborn
  • Eicherscheid
  • Einruhr
  • Erkensruhr
  • Hammer
  • Hirschrott
  • Huppenbroich
  • Kesternich
  • Lammersdorf
  • Paustenbach
  • Rollesbroich
  • Rurberg
  • Simmerath
  • Steckenborn
  • Strauch
  • Witzerath
  • Woffelsbach

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