Dierdorf

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Dierdorf
Dierdorf Blick vom Uhrturm.jpg
Coat of arms of Dierdorf
Coat of arms
Dierdorf   is located in Germany
Dierdorf
Dierdorf
Coordinates: 50°32′56″N 7°39′34″E / 50.54889°N 7.65944°E / 50.54889; 7.65944Coordinates: 50°32′56″N 7°39′34″E / 50.54889°N 7.65944°E / 50.54889; 7.65944
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Neuwied
Municipal assoc. Dierdorf
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Vis
Area
 • Total 31.90 km2 (12.32 sq mi)
Elevation 240 m (790 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,663
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56269
Dialling codes 02689
Vehicle registration NR
Website www.dierdorf.de

Dierdorf is a municipality in the district of Neuwied, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated in the Westerwald, approx. 20 km northeast of Neuwied, and 20 km north of Koblenz.

Dierdorf is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Dierdorf.

Dierdorf Protestant church

Local council[edit]

The elections in May 2014 showed the following results.

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Election SPD CDU FDP Free Voters Total
2014 6 12 2 2 22 Seats
2009 8 9 3 2 22 Seats

Sister city[edit]

Dierdorf is the sister city of Fountain Hills, Arizona.


Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Eva Grebel (born 1966), astronomer, professor at the Center for Astronomy at the University of Heidelberg
  • Juan Holgado (born 1968), Spanish archer (Olympic champion 1992)
  • Samir El-Assal (born 1966), C.E.O of Frank GmbH

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