|• Mayor||Claudia Kohlhaas|
|• Total||2.74 km2 (1.06 sq mi)|
|Elevation||285 m (935 ft)|
|• Density||220/km2 (580/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The community lies in the Westerwald between Limburg and Siegen, and is a recognized health resort (Erholungsort). Through the community flows the river Kleine Nister. Atzelgift belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Hachenburg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.
In 1396, Atzelgift had its first documentary mention under the name Hatzelgufte.
The council is made up of 12 council members who were elected by proportional representation in a municipal election on 25 May 2014.
Economy and infrastructure
South of the community runs Bundesstraße 414, which leads from Betzdorf to Hachenburg. The nearest Autobahn interchanges are in Siegen, Herborn and Wilsdorf on the A 45 (Dortmund–Gießen), roughly 25 km (16 mi) away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is at the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.
- "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.
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