Bellingen, Rhineland-Palatinate

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Bellingen
Coat of arms of Bellingen
Coat of arms
Location of Bellingen within Westerwaldkreis district
Bellingen im Westerwaldkreis.png
Bellingen is located in Germany
Bellingen
Bellingen
Bellingen is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Bellingen
Bellingen
Coordinates: 50°35′31″N 7°54′25″E / 50.59194°N 7.90694°E / 50.59194; 7.90694Coordinates: 50°35′31″N 7°54′25″E / 50.59194°N 7.90694°E / 50.59194; 7.90694
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictWesterwaldkreis
Municipal assoc.Westerburg
Government
 • MayorGerhard Kornab
Area
 • Total4.29 km2 (1.66 sq mi)
Elevation
430 m (1,410 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total606
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
56459
Dialling codes02663
Vehicle registrationWW
Websitewww.bellingen.de

Bellingen is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Bellingen lies in a hollow northwest of Westerburg. Since 1972 it has belonged to what was then the newly founded Verbandsgemeinde of Westerburg, a kind of collective municipality.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 8 council members, including the extraofficial mayor (Bürgermeister), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 7 June 2009.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

South of the community runs Bundesstraße 255, leading from Montabaur to Herborn. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur on the A 3. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.

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