Hermersberg

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Hermersberg
Coat of arms of Hermersberg
Coat of arms
Location of Hermersberg within Südwestpfalz district
Hermersberg in PS.svg
Hermersberg is located in Germany
Hermersberg
Hermersberg
Hermersberg is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
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
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictSüdwestpfalz
Municipal assoc.Waldfischbach-Burgalben
Government
 • MayorErich Sommer (CDU)
Area
 • Total13.02 km2 (5.03 sq mi)
Elevation
408-427 m (−993 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,729
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
66919
Dialling codes06333
Vehicle registrationPS
Websitewww.hermersberg.de

Hermersberg is a municipality in Südwestpfalz district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, western Germany and belongs to the municipal association Waldfischbach-Burgalben. 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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.
  2. ^ EWOISneu : Gemeindestatistik aus dem landeseinheitlichen System Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Deutsche Verwaltungsgeschichte: Stadt und Landkreis Pirmasens
  4. ^ Stat. Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz: Bevölkerungsentwicklung als Zeitreihe