Eppenberg

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Eppenberg
Eppenberg  is located in Germany
Eppenberg
Eppenberg
Coordinates: 50°14′55″N 7°4′21″E / 50.24861°N 7.07250°E / 50.24861; 7.07250Coordinates: 50°14′55″N 7°4′21″E / 50.24861°N 7.07250°E / 50.24861; 7.07250
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Cochem-Zell
Municipal assoc. Kaisersesch
Government
 • Mayor Bernd Brachtendorf (CDU)
Area
 • Total 4.12 km2 (1.59 sq mi)
Elevation 500 m (1,600 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 225
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56759
Dialling codes 02653
Vehicle registration COC
Website www.eppenberg.de

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.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The municipality lies in the Eifel.

History[edit]

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.

Politics[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

The council is made up of 6 council members, who were elected by majority vote at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.[2]

Mayor[edit]

Eppenberg’s mayor is Bernd Brachtendorf, and his deputies are Werner Faßbender and Albert Wölwer.[3][4]

Culture and sightseeing[edit]

Buildings[edit]

The following are listed buildings or sites in Rhineland-Palatinate’s Directory of Cultural Monuments:

Youth[edit]

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.

Kermis[edit]

The St.-Anna-Kirmes is held each year on the last weekend in July.

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