Willwerscheid is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Bernkastel-Wittlich district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
The municipality belongs to the Trier Region and lies about 8 km northeast of Wittlich in the Vulkaneifel. The municipal area is 62% wooded. Willwerscheid belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Kröv-Bausendorf, whose seat is in the municipality of Kröv.
Beginning in 1794, Willwerscheid 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 6 council members, who were elected by majority vote at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.
Economy and infrastructure
Southwest of the municipality runs the Autobahn A 1. There is an interchange in nearby Hasborn. In Wittlich is a railway station on the Koblenz-Trier railway line.
- This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.