Kammerforst, Rhineland-Palatinate

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Kammerforst
Coat of arms of Kammerforst
Coat of arms
Kammerforst  is located in Germany
Kammerforst
Kammerforst
Location of Kammerforst within Westerwaldkreis district
Kammerforst im Westerwaldkreis.png
Coordinates: 50°27′50″N 7°40′38″E / 50.46389°N 7.67722°E / 50.46389; 7.67722Coordinates: 50°27′50″N 7°40′38″E / 50.46389°N 7.67722°E / 50.46389; 7.67722
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Höhr-Grenzhausen
Government
 • Mayor Johannes Vogel
Area
 • Total 1.33 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
Elevation 280 m (920 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 251
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56206
Dialling codes 02624
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.gemeinde-Kammerforst.de

Kammerforst in the Kannenbäckerland is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies roughly 13 km northeast of Koblenz on the edge of the Nassau Nature Park. The community belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Höhr-Grenzhausen, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

History[edit]

The community came into being sometime about the year 1680. It was founded by Walloon guest workers who were seeking iron ore in the area.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 7 council members, including the extraofficial mayor (Bürgermeister), who were elected in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Einzelbewerber Total
2004 6 6 seats

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

The A 48 with its Höhr-Grenzhausen interchange is 4 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line or the one at Koblenz on the Rechte Rheinstrecke.

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