Mähren

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Mähren is also the German name for Moravia.
Mähren
Coat of arms of Mähren
Coat of arms
Mähren  is located in Germany
Mähren
Mähren
Coordinates: 50°31′24″N 7°55′21″E / 50.52333°N 7.92250°E / 50.52333; 7.92250Coordinates: 50°31′24″N 7°55′21″E / 50.52333°N 7.92250°E / 50.52333; 7.92250
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Wallmerod
Government
 • Mayor Volker Solbach
Area
 • Total 1.59 km2 (0.61 sq mi)
Elevation 342 m (1,122 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 213
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56459
Dialling codes 06435
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.wallmerod.de

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

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies in the Westerwald between Montabaur and Westerburg. Mähren is a residential village and belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Wallmerod, a kind of collective municipality.

History[edit]

In 1508, Mähren had its first documentary mention as Mern.

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.

Mayor[edit]

Since 2007, Volker Solbach has been the mayor of Mähren. He took over from Josef Ortseifen.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Right near the community runs Bundesstraße 8, linking Limburg an der Lahn and Hennef. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt), some 13 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

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