|• Mayor||Bernhard Wirz|
|• Total||2.68 km2 (1.03 sq mi)|
|Elevation||293 m (961 ft)|
|• Density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The community lies in the Westerwald between Koblenz and Altenkirchen in the Kannenbäckerland (“Jug Bakers’ Land”, a small region known for its ceramics industry). Wirscheid belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Ransbach-Baumbach, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.
In 1547, Wirscheid had its first documentary mention as Wersched.
The council is made up of 11 council members, including the extraofficial mayor (Bürgermeister), who were elected in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.
Economy and infrastructure
- Wirscheid (German)
- This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.
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