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Coat of arms of Krümmel
Coat of arms
Krümmel   is located in Germany
Location of Krümmel within Westerwaldkreis district
Krümmel im Westerwaldkreis.png
Coordinates: 50°32′14″N 7°43′29″E / 50.53722°N 7.72472°E / 50.53722; 7.72472Coordinates: 50°32′14″N 7°43′29″E / 50.53722°N 7.72472°E / 50.53722; 7.72472
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Selters (Westerwald)
 • Mayor Reiner Schmidt
 • Total 2.20 km2 (0.85 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 339
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56244
Dialling codes 02626
Vehicle registration WW

Krümmel is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The community belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters, a kind of collective municipality.



The rural residential community of Krümmel lies 2 km west of Selters in woodland and meadowland.


In 1022, Krümmel had its first documentary mention as Crumbele. In 1972, in the course of municipal restructuring, the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters was founded, to which Krümmel belongs.


Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 8 council members, including the honorary and presiding mayor (Ortsbürgermeister), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]


North of the community runs the Bundesstraße 413, leading from Bendorf to Hachenburg. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Dierdorf on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt). The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

Famous people[edit]

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Hans August Lücker, German politician (CSU), Member of the Bundestag and later European MP, born 21 February 1915 in Krümmel


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