Breitscheid, Mainz-Bingen

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Breitscheid
Coat of arms of Breitscheid
Coat of arms
Location of Breitscheid within Mainz-Bingen district
Breitscheid in MZ.svg
Breitscheid is located in Germany
Breitscheid
Breitscheid
Breitscheid is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Breitscheid
Breitscheid
Coordinates: 50°03′25″N 7°42′29″E / 50.05694°N 7.70806°E / 50.05694; 7.70806Coordinates: 50°03′25″N 7°42′29″E / 50.05694°N 7.70806°E / 50.05694; 7.70806
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictMainz-Bingen
Municipal assoc.Rhein-Nahe
Government
 • MayorNorbert Kröber
Area
 • Total5.29 km2 (2.04 sq mi)
Elevation
360 m (1,180 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total128
 • Density24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
55422
Dialling codes06743
Vehicle registrationMZ

Breitscheid is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Breitscheid lies in the Hunsrück between Koblenz and Bad Kreuznach. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Rhein-Nahe, whose seat is in Bingen am Rhein, although that town is not within its bounds. The placename comes from the Middle High German breit and -scheid: “wooded ridge”.

Politics[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

The council is made up of 5 council members who were elected by majority vote in a municipal election held on 2 March 2008.

Coat of arms[edit]

The municipality’s arms might be described thus: Per pale argent a cross sable and gules in chief sinister a mullet of six, and in base a mound royal ensigned with a cross crosslet Or.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Autobahn A 61 can be reached after a drive of roughly 10 km.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2017 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2018.

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