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Coat of arms of Irrel
Coat of arms
Irrel   is located in Germany
Location of Irrel within Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm district
Irrel in BIT.svg
Coordinates: 49°50′50″N 06°27′22″E / 49.84722°N 6.45611°E / 49.84722; 6.45611Coordinates: 49°50′50″N 06°27′22″E / 49.84722°N 6.45611°E / 49.84722; 6.45611
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm
Municipal assoc. Südeifel
 • Mayor Heinz Haas
 • Total 7.05 km2 (2.72 sq mi)
Elevation 170 m (560 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,508
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 54666
Dialling codes 06525
Vehicle registration BIT
Website Irrel at site

Irrel is a municipality in the district Bitburg-Prüm, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated in the Eifel, near the border with Luxembourg, at the confluence of the rivers Prüm and Nims. It is located approximately 15 km south-west of Bitburg and 5 km north-east of Echternach.

Irrel was the seat of the former Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Irrel. Since 1 July 2014 it is part of the Verbandsgemeinde Südeifel.[2]



  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016. 
  2. ^ "Die Verbandsgemeinde Südeifel" (in German). Verbandsgemeinde Südeifel. July 2014. Retrieved 5 May 2015.