Heimborn

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Heimborn
Coat of arms of Heimborn
Coat of arms
Location of Heimborn within Westerwaldkreis district
Heimborn im Westerwaldkreis.png
Heimborn is located in Germany
Heimborn
Heimborn
Heimborn is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Heimborn
Heimborn
Coordinates: 50°42′46″N 7°45′19″E / 50.71278°N 7.75528°E / 50.71278; 7.75528Coordinates: 50°42′46″N 7°45′19″E / 50.71278°N 7.75528°E / 50.71278; 7.75528
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictWesterwaldkreis
Municipal assoc.Hachenburg
Government
 • MayorWilfried Schneider
Area
 • Total3.74 km2 (1.44 sq mi)
Elevation
220 m (720 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total263
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
57629
Dialling codes02688
Vehicle registrationWW
Websitewww.hachenburg-vg.de

Heimborn is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The agriculturally structured residential community belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Hachenburg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies in the Westerwald between Limburg and Siegen, at the forks of the Nister in the middle of the Kroppach Switzerland.

Constituent communities[edit]

Heimborn’s Ortsteile are Heimborn and Ehrlich.

History[edit]

In 1346, Heimborn had its first documentary mention.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 6 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 7 June 2009.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

South of the community runs Bundesstraße 414, leading from Hohenroth to Hachenburg. The nearest Autobahn interchanges are Siegen, Wilnsdorf and Herborn on the A 45 (DortmundGießen), some 25 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2017 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2018.

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