Langenbach bei Kirburg
|Langenbach bei Kirburg|
|Municipal assoc.||Bad Marienberg (Westerwald)|
|• Mayor||Artur Schneider|
|• Total||5.51 km2 (2.13 sq mi)|
|Elevation||500 m (1,600 ft)|
|• Density||190/km2 (490/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
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.
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
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 (Dortmund–Hanau), some 20 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.
- "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.
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