Boos, Mayen-Koblenz

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Boos
Coat of arms of Boos
Coat of arms
Boos  is located in Germany
Boos
Boos
Coordinates: 50°18′47″N 7°1′10″E / 50.31306°N 7.01944°E / 50.31306; 7.01944Coordinates: 50°18′47″N 7°1′10″E / 50.31306°N 7.01944°E / 50.31306; 7.01944
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Mayen-Koblenz
Municipal assoc. Vordereifel
Government
 • Mayor Friedhelm Stephani
Area
 • Total 10.38 km2 (4.01 sq mi)
Elevation 470 m (1,540 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 608
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56729
Dialling codes 02656
Vehicle registration MYK
Website www.boos-eifel.de

Boos is a municipality in the county of Mayen-Koblenz in Rhineland-Palatinate, western Germany.

Geography[edit]

the parish lies in the East Eifel, a mountain region characterised by volcanic maars and covers an area of 10.38 km², of which 5.02 km² are forest. In 2000, a nature reserve was established, the Booser Maar, with an area of 1.52 km².

Boos is the westernmost municipality of the county of Mayen-Koblenz and lies in the Volcanic Eifel, around five kilometres southeast of the Nürburgring racetrack. Northwest of the village is the Eifel Tower, erected in 2003, on the 557-metre-high hill of Schneeberg with views over the local area including the Booser Doppelmaar, a double maar.


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