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For the American author, see Jean M. Auel.
Coat of arms of Auel
Coat of arms
Auel   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°10′16″N 7°45′59″E / 50.17111°N 7.76639°E / 50.17111; 7.76639Coordinates: 50°10′16″N 7°45′59″E / 50.17111°N 7.76639°E / 50.17111; 7.76639
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Rhein-Lahn-Kreis
Municipal assoc. Loreley
 • Mayor Harald Kellotat
 • Total 2.65 km2 (1.02 sq mi)
Elevation 275 m (902 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 204
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56357
Dialling codes 06771
Vehicle registration EMS

Auel is a municipality in the district of Rhein-Lahn, in Rhineland-Palatinate, in western Germany.


In 1250 Auel was first documented as Owele. In 1437 Auel tax especially for wine was sold from the Counts of Helfenstein to the Counts of Katzenelnbogen for 60 guilder.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016. 
  2. ^ The History of the County of Katzenelnbogen and the First Riesling of the World