Goddert

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Goddert
Coat of arms of Goddert
Coat of arms
Goddert   is located in Germany
Goddert
Goddert
Coordinates: 50°32′57″N 7°44′49″E / 50.54917°N 7.74694°E / 50.54917; 7.74694Coordinates: 50°32′57″N 7°44′49″E / 50.54917°N 7.74694°E / 50.54917; 7.74694
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Selters (Westerwald)
Government
 • Mayor Karl-Heinz Kohlenberg
Area
 • Total 2.39 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Elevation 270 m (890 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 457
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56244
Dialling codes 02626
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.selters-ww.de

Goddert is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The rural residential community of Goddert lies 3 km north of Selters in the centre of the Westerwald.

History[edit]

In 1476, Goddert had its first documentary mention under the names Gonderode und Goderoth. In 1972, in the course of municipal restructuring, the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters, to which Goddert belongs, was founded.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 8 council members, as well as the honorary and presiding mayor (Ortsbürgermeister), who were elected in a municipal election on 7 June 2009.

Seat apportionment at community council:

WG Kohlenberg Grüne Total
2004 7 1 8 seats

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Northwest of the community runs Bundesstraße 413 leading from Bendorf to Hachenburg. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Mogendorf on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt). The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

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