Brombachtal

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Brombachtal
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Brombachtal
Coat of arms
Brombachtal   is located in Germany
Brombachtal
Brombachtal
Coordinates: 49°44′N 08°58′E / 49.733°N 8.967°E / 49.733; 8.967Coordinates: 49°44′N 08°58′E / 49.733°N 8.967°E / 49.733; 8.967
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Odenwaldkreis
Government
 • Mayor Willi Kredel (SPD)
Area
 • Total 20.44 km2 (7.89 sq mi)
Elevation 250-420 m (−1,130 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,475
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 64753
Dialling codes 06063
Vehicle registration ERB
Website www.brombachtal.de

Brombachtal is a community in the Odenwaldkreis (district) in Hesse, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies in the centre of the Odenwald near Bad König.

Neighbouring communities[edit]

Brombachtal borders in the north and east on the town of Bad König, in the south on the town of Michelstadt and in the west on the communities of Reichelsheim and Brensbach.

Constituent communities[edit]

Brombachtal’s five Ortsteile are Birkert, Böllstein, Hembach, Kirchbrombach (the community’s administrative seat) and Langenbrombach.

Politics[edit]

The municipal election held on 26 March 2006 yielded the following results:

Parties and voter communities %
2006
Seats
2006
%
2001
Seats
2001
CDU Christian Democratic Union of Germany 36.6 7 35.3 8
SPD Social Democratic Party of Germany 46.6 9 52.0 12
GREENS Bündnis 90/Die Grünen 9.4 2 10.2 2
FDP Free Democratic Party 7.4 1 2.6 1
Total 100.0 19 100.0 23
Voter turnout in % 51.5 60.7

Mayor[edit]

At the runoff election on 11 June 2004, Willi Kredel (SPD) was elected Mayor of Brombachtal with 66.9% of the vote.

Culture and sightseeing[edit]

Buildings[edit]

In the centre of Kirchbrombach stands the Evangelical church built in the mid 15th century with its polyptych, or “winged”, altar, built in 1518 and dedicated to Saint Alban. The church belonged until the Reformation to Saint Alban’s Abbey in Mainz.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

The community is linked to the long-distance road network by Bundesstraßen 45 (Hanau - Eberbach) and 47 (Walldürn - Worms).

References[edit]

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