Ettinghausen, Germany

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Ettinghausen
Coat of arms of Ettinghausen
Coat of arms
Location of Ettinghausen within Westerwaldkreis district
Ettinghausen im Westerwaldkreis.png
Ettinghausen is located in Germany
Ettinghausen
Ettinghausen
Ettinghausen is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Ettinghausen
Ettinghausen
Coordinates: 50°31′02″N 7°52′24″E / 50.51722°N 7.87333°E / 50.51722; 7.87333Coordinates: 50°31′02″N 7°52′24″E / 50.51722°N 7.87333°E / 50.51722; 7.87333
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictWesterwaldkreis
Municipal assoc.Wallmerod
Government
 • MayorHorst Zerfas
Area
 • Total2.38 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Elevation
401 m (1,316 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total325
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
56244
Dialling codes06435
Vehicle registrationWW
Websitewww.wallmerod.de

Ettinghausen is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies in the Westerwald between Montabaur and Hachenburg. The community belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Wallmerod, a kind of collective municipality.

History[edit]

In 1367, Ettinghausen had its first recorded mention, as Ittincusen.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 8 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 7 June 2009.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Running right through the community is Bundesstraße 255 linking Montabaur and Herborn. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt), some 10 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

References[edit]

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

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