Hermersberg

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Hermersberg
Coat of arms of Hermersberg
Coat of arms
Hermersberg   is located in Germany
Hermersberg
Hermersberg
Coordinates: 49°19′23″N 7°38′02″E / 49.32306°N 7.63389°E / 49.32306; 7.63389Coordinates: 49°19′23″N 7°38′02″E / 49.32306°N 7.63389°E / 49.32306; 7.63389
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Südwestpfalz
Municipal assoc. Waldfischbach-Burgalben
Government
 • Mayor Erich Sommer (CDU)
Area
 • Total 13.02 km2 (5.03 sq mi)
Elevation 408-427 m (−993 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,722
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 66919
Dialling codes 06333
Vehicle registration PS
Website www.hermersberg.de

Hermersberg is a municipality in Südwestpfalz district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, western Germany. It is situated on the western edge of the Palatinate Forest, approx. 15 km northeast of Pirmasens, on top of the Sickingen Heights, and biggest settlement on top.

Inhabitants[edit]

69% of the population in Hermersberg is Catholic, 23% are Protestants;[2] the evolution of population can be proven since 1800.[3] From Year 1970 the number of inhabitants is slowly decreasing.[4]

Evolution of population (since 1800):

Year 1800 1815 1835 1871 1905 1925 1933 1939 1950 1961 1970 1980 1990 2000 2006 2008 2010
Population 239 435 611 794 1.096 1.211 1.343 1.459 1.556 1.755 1.932 1.877 1.830 1.813 1.740 1.726 1.733

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016. 
  2. ^ EWOISneu : Gemeindestatistik aus dem landeseinheitlichen System
  3. ^ Deutsche Verwaltungsgeschichte: Stadt und Landkreis Pirmasens
  4. ^ Stat. Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz: Bevölkerungsentwicklung als Zeitreihe