Kirburg

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Kirburg
Coat of arms of Kirburg
Coat of arms
Kirburg   is located in Germany
Kirburg
Kirburg
Coordinates: 50°40′39″N 7°55′24″E / 50.67750°N 7.92333°E / 50.67750; 7.92333Coordinates: 50°40′39″N 7°55′24″E / 50.67750°N 7.92333°E / 50.67750; 7.92333
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Bad Marienberg (Westerwald)
Government
 • Mayor Hans-Alfred Graics
Area
 • Total 4.05 km2 (1.56 sq mi)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 548
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 57629
Dialling codes 02661
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.bad-marienberg.de

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

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies in the Westerwald between Limburg und Siegen. The Wäschebach, which belongs to the Sieg drainage basin, flows through the municipal area. Kirburg belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Bad Marienberg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

History[edit]

In 1215, Kirburg had its first documentary mention.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 12 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Running right through the community is Bundesstraße 414, leading from Driedorf-Hohenroth to Hachenburg. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Haiger/Burbach on the A 45 (DortmundHanau), some 25 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

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