Brandscheid, Westerwaldkreis

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Brandscheid
Coat of arms of Brandscheid
Coat of arms
Location of Brandscheid within Westerwaldkreis district
Brandscheid im Westerwaldkreis.png
Brandscheid is located in Germany
Brandscheid
Brandscheid
Brandscheid is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Brandscheid
Brandscheid
Coordinates: 50°33′39″N 7°55′13″E / 50.56083°N 7.92028°E / 50.56083; 7.92028Coordinates: 50°33′39″N 7°55′13″E / 50.56083°N 7.92028°E / 50.56083; 7.92028
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictWesterwaldkreis
Municipal assoc.Westerburg
Government
 • MayorErhard Meutsch
Area
 • Total3.03 km2 (1.17 sq mi)
Elevation
420 m (1,380 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total512
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
56459
Dialling codes02663
Vehicle registrationWW
Websitewww.brandscheid.de

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

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Brandscheid lies on a mountain slope in the broad woodlands west of Westerburg. Since 1972 it has belonged to what was then the newly founded Verbandsgemeinde of Westerburg, a kind of collective municipality.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Northwest 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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