Kundert

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Kundert
Coat of arms of Kundert
Coat of arms
Kundert   is located in Germany
Kundert
Kundert
Coordinates: 50°43′07″N 7°47′31″E / 50.71861°N 7.79194°E / 50.71861; 7.79194Coordinates: 50°43′07″N 7°47′31″E / 50.71861°N 7.79194°E / 50.71861; 7.79194
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Hachenburg
Government
 • Mayor Burkhard Schneider
Area
 • Total 3.14 km2 (1.21 sq mi)
Elevation 300 m (1,000 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 267
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 57629
Dialling codes 02662
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.hachenburg-vg.de/08_gemeinden/kundert

Kundert is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The residential community of Kundert belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Hachenburg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies in the Westerwald between Limburg and Siegen, in the Kroppach Switzerland nature and landscape conservation area.

History[edit]

In 1346, Kundert had its first documentary mention under the name Kunderoed. Kundert was once an agriculturally oriented village, but nowadays is more a residential community.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 6 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

South of the community runs Bundesstraße 414, leading from Hohenroth to Hachenburg. The nearest Autobahn interchanges are in Freudenberg, Siegen, Wilnsdorf and Herborn on the A 45 (DortmundGießen). The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

Public institutions[edit]

The community has at its disposal a public football ground and playground, a well-developed hiking path network, its own barbecue pavilion and two timber-frame houses of the Kinderkrebshilfe Unnau (“Unnau Children’s Cancer Help”). There is also a community bakehouse in Kundert with a long baking tradition. Furthermore, there is a mixed choir that contributes considerably to community life.

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This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.