Kirchen (Sieg)

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Location of Kirchen (Sieg) within Altenkirchen district
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Kirchen is located in Germany
Kirchen
Kirchen
Kirchen is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Kirchen
Kirchen
Coordinates: 50°48′31″N 7°53′0″E / 50.80861°N 7.88333°E / 50.80861; 7.88333Coordinates: 50°48′31″N 7°53′0″E / 50.80861°N 7.88333°E / 50.80861; 7.88333
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictAltenkirchen
Municipal assoc.Kirchen (Sieg)
Government
 • Mayor (2019–24) Andreas Hundhausen[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total39.59 km2 (15.29 sq mi)
Elevation
230 m (750 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total8,446
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
57548
Dialling codes02741
Vehicle registrationAK
Websitewww.kirchen-sieg.de

Kirchen (Sieg) is a town and Luftkurort (climatic spa) in the district of Altenkirchen in the north of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the river Sieg, approx. 12 km southwest of Siegen. Among its notable features is the Freusburg castle.

Kirchen is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde (collective municipality) Kirchen (Sieg).

Church in Kirchen {Sieg}
Wehbach, reformed church at the Gilsbachstrasse

Personalities[edit]

  • Jürgen Alzen (born 1962), automobile racing driver
  • Uwe Alzen (born 1967), automobile racing driver
  • Georg Bätzing (born 1961), Catholic clergyman, bishop of Limburg
  • Christoph Klein (born 1964), pediatric oncologist and medical director of the Haunersch Children 's Hospital of the Clinic of the University of Munich
  • Heinrich Kraemer (1842-1907), mayor, parliamentary and state parliament deputy
  • Thomas Kraft (born 1988), soccer player
  • Barbara Rudnik (1958-2009), actress
  • Luca Stolz (born 1995), automobile racing driver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Direktwahlen 2019, Landkreis Altenkirchen, Landeswahlleiter Rheinland-Pfalz, accessed 3 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2020, Kreise, Gemeinden, Verbandsgemeinden". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2021.

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