|• Mayor||Christoph Felkl|
|• Total||44.83 km2 (17.31 sq mi)|
|Elevation||320-561 m (−1,521 ft)|
|• Density||150/km2 (390/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
- 1 Geography
- 2 Politics
- 3 Sport
- 4 Economy and infrastructure
- 5 Transport
- 6 Education
- 7 References
- 8 External links
The community is divided into the Ortsteile (constituent communities) of Achenbach, Breidenbach, Kleingladenbach, Niederdieten, Oberdieten, Wiesenbach and Wolzhausen.
As of municipal elections on 26 March 2006, municipal council seats are apportioned thus:
|BL (citizens' coalition)||5 seats|
Christoph Felkl was elected mayor on 28. Oktober 2012 for a 6-year term beginning 01. April 2013.
Werner Reitz (SPD) was elected mayor on 22 October 2000 with 59.7% of the votes.
Constituent communities' coats of arms
|Coat of arms||Community's name|
Breidenbach has many sports facilities, including two playing fields in the main community. These are open free to the public. In Kleingladenbach there is also a skiing hill with a skilift, for which the community is becoming attractive to tourists. The main community also offers two gymnasia, a small sports hall and the Perftalhalle.
Economy and infrastructure
The main community of Breidenbach is a well-developed, industry-rich place. A great number of shopping and leisure opportunities make Breidenbach the municipality's, and the surrounding area's, centre.
Furthermore, Breidenbach has at its disposal a large industrial area (Industriegebiet West) harbouring successful businesses such as Weber Maschinenbau and a Buderus disk brake manufacturing plant. The main community of Breidenbach thereby employs more than 2,500 workers.
Breidenbach is well connected to the Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund public transport system. The following services come to the community:
- 491: Dillenburg - Niedereisenhausen - Biedenkopf (and back)
- MR-52: Biedenkopf - Friedensdorf - Niedereisenhausen - Biedenkopf (and the other way round)
- MR-55: Niedereisenhausen - Breidenbach-Wolzhausen - Friedensdorf
Breidenbach has the following schools:
Breidenbach has kindergartens in the following communities:
- Breidenbach (2)
Breidenbach clubs and associations
- Frauenchor 1975 Breidenbach (women's choir)
- TV 09 Breidenbach
- Trachtentanzgruppe Breidenbach (costume dance group)
- Burschenschaft Breidenbach (fraternity)
- Mädchenschaft Breidenbach (sorority)