Langenbach bei Kirburg

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Langenbach bei Kirburg
Coat of arms of Langenbach bei Kirburg
Coat of arms
Langenbach bei Kirburg   is located in Germany
Langenbach bei Kirburg
Langenbach bei Kirburg
Location of Langenbach bei Kirburg within Westerwaldkreis district
Langenbach bei Kirburg im Westerwaldkreis.png
Coordinates: 50°42′14″N 7°56′12″E / 50.70389°N 7.93667°E / 50.70389; 7.93667Coordinates: 50°42′14″N 7°56′12″E / 50.70389°N 7.93667°E / 50.70389; 7.93667
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Bad Marienberg (Westerwald)
 • Mayor Artur Schneider
 • Total 5.51 km2 (2.13 sq mi)
Elevation 500 m (1,600 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,051
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 57520
Dialling codes 02661
Vehicle registration WW

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



The community lies in the Westerwald between Limburg and Siegen on the boundary with North Rhine-Westphalia. The Langenbach, which belongs to the Sieg drainage basin, flows through the municipal area. Langenbach bei Kirburg belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Bad Marienberg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.


In 1261, Langenbach bei Kirburg had its first documentary mention.


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]


South of the community runs Bundesstraße 414, leading from Hohenroth to Hachenburg. The nearest Autobahn interchanges are in Siegen and Wilnsdorf on the A 45 (DortmundHanau), some 20 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.


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