|• Mayor||Manfred Ernst|
|• Total||138 km2 (53 sq mi)|
|Elevation||537 m (1,762 ft)|
|• Density||57/km2 (150/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Dialling codes||02482, 02448|
Hellenthal is a municipality in the district of Euskirchen in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located in the Eifel hills, near the border with Belgium, approx. 30 km south-west of Euskirchen and 40 km south-east of Aachen.
The village of Reifferscheid, part of the municipality of Hellenthal, is dominated by the ruins of Reifferscheid Castle, the seat of a medieval principality, see Salm. Another village within the municipality, Blumenthal, features ironworks industry area.
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