Härtlingen

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Härtlingen
Coat of arms of Härtlingen
Coat of arms
Location of Härtlingen within Westerwaldkreis district
Härtlingen im Westerwaldkreis.png
Härtlingen is located in Germany
Härtlingen
Härtlingen
Härtlingen is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Härtlingen
Härtlingen
Coordinates: 50°31′27″N 7°54′59″E / 50.52417°N 7.91639°E / 50.52417; 7.91639Coordinates: 50°31′27″N 7°54′59″E / 50.52417°N 7.91639°E / 50.52417; 7.91639
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictWesterwaldkreis
Municipal assoc.Westerburg
Government
 • MayorMartin Flügel
Area
 • Total3.20 km2 (1.24 sq mi)
Elevation
374 m (1,227 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total377
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
56459
Dialling codes02663
Vehicle registrationWW
Websitewww.haertlingen.de

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

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Härtlingen lies 5 km southwest of Westerburg in the Elbbach Valley. Since 1972 it has belonged to what was then the newly founded Verbandsgemeinde of Westerburg, a kind of collective municipality.

Constituent communities[edit]

Härtlingen has an outlying centre called Unterhärtlingen.

History[edit]

In 1292, Härtlingen had its first documentary mention as Hertlingen.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 9 council members, including the extraofficial mayor (Bürgermeister), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 7 June 2009.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

West of the community runs Bundesstraße 255, leading from Montabaur to Herborn. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt). 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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