|• Mayor||Bernd Brachtendorf (CDU)|
|• Total||4.12 km2 (1.59 sq mi)|
|Elevation||500 m (1,600 ft)|
|• Density||55/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Eppenberg is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Cochem-Zell district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Kaisersesch, whose seat is in the like-named town.
The municipality lies in the Eifel.
Beginning in 1794, Eppenberg lay under French rule. In 1815 it was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia at the Congress of Vienna. Since 1946, it has been part of the then newly founded state of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Culture and sightseeing
The following are listed buildings or sites in Rhineland-Palatinate’s Directory of Cultural Monuments:
- Near the graveyard – Wayside chapel, plastered building, 19th century; Gothic Revival gypsum Pietà, 20th century
Since the summer of 2005, Eppenberg has had a youth centre for all the village’s youth, who organize the yearly Walpurgis Night festivities and village festival.
The St.-Anna-Kirmes is held each year on the last weekend in July.
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- Municipality’s official webpage (in German)
- Brief portrait of Eppenberg with film at SWR Fernsehen (in German)
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