Bruchmühlbach-Miesau

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Bruchmühlbach-Miesau
Coat of arms of Bruchmühlbach-Miesau
Coat of arms
Location of Bruchmühlbach-Miesau within Kaiserslautern district
Bruchmühlbach-Miesau in KL.svg
Bruchmühlbach-Miesau is located in Germany
Bruchmühlbach-Miesau
Bruchmühlbach-Miesau
Bruchmühlbach-Miesau is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Bruchmühlbach-Miesau
Bruchmühlbach-Miesau
Coordinates: 49°23′10″N 7°26′27″E / 49.38611°N 7.44083°E / 49.38611; 7.44083Coordinates: 49°23′10″N 7°26′27″E / 49.38611°N 7.44083°E / 49.38611; 7.44083
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictKaiserslautern
Municipal assoc.Bruchmühlbach-Miesau
Subdivisions5 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorEric Emich (CDU)
Area
 • Total26.86 km2 (10.37 sq mi)
Elevation
235 m (771 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,793
 • Density290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
66892
Dialling codes06372
Vehicle registrationKL
Websitewww.bruchmuehlbach-miesau.de

Bruchmühlbach-Miesau is a municipality in the district of Kaiserslautern in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the small river Glan, approx. 10 km north-east of Homburg, and 25 km west of Kaiserslautern. It has many festivals and is the home of two storks which are the pride of the village. Nearby is the Miesau Army Depot, a United States Army installation. Also nearby is Ohmbachsee, a small lake that is a popular location for concerts, festivals and the weekend.

Bruchmühlbach-Miesau is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Bruchmühlbach-Miesau.

History[edit]

The towns of Bruchmühlbach and Miesau, now joined, have a long history. Bruchmühlbach was first mentioned in the year 900 and Miesau in 1222 in a charter by King Heinrich VII. The present combination of the two towns occurred in 1972.

Population[edit]

According to a 2004 census, Bruchmühlbach-Miesau area has a population of 8,093, broken down as follows:

Bruchmühlbach 2,813
Miesau 2,550
Vogelbach 1,241
Buchholz 1,028
Elschbach 461

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.

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