Bergenhausen

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Bergenhausen
Bergenhausen   is located in Germany
Bergenhausen
Bergenhausen
Coordinates: 50°1′27.72″N 7°34′20.11″E / 50.0243667°N 7.5722528°E / 50.0243667; 7.5722528Coordinates: 50°1′27.72″N 7°34′20.11″E / 50.0243667°N 7.5722528°E / 50.0243667; 7.5722528
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis
Municipal assoc. Simmern
Government
 • Mayor Ernst Müller
Area
 • Total 2.68 km2 (1.03 sq mi)
Elevation 370 m (1,210 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 115
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 55469
Dialling codes 06766
Vehicle registration SIM

Bergenhausen is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis (district) in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Simmern, whose seat is in the like-named town.

Village centre in background

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The municipality lies in the Hunsrück on both sides of the Simmerbach.

History[edit]

The village’s history goes back to Roman times. In 1293, Bergenhausen had its first documentary mention. Beginning in 1794, Bergenhausen lay under French rule. In 1815 it was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia at the Congress of Vienna. Since 1946, it has been part of the then newly founded state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Religion[edit]

The village’s Evangelical congregation belongs to the parish of Pleizenhausen.

Politics[edit]

Mayor[edit]

Bergenhausen’s mayor is Ernst Müller.

Culture and sightseeing[edit]

Buildings[edit]

The following are listed buildings or sites in Rhineland-Palatinate’s Directory of Cultural Monuments:

  • Honigberg 2 – estate complex along the street; partly timber-frame, partly slated, 19th century; whole complex of buildings
  • Kumbder Weg 1 – estate complex; timber-frame house plastered, half-hipped roof, first fourth of the 19th century, barn with two stables, latter half of the 19th century[2]

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