Marienrachdorf

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Marienrachdorf
Coat of arms of Marienrachdorf
Coat of arms
Marienrachdorf   is located in Germany
Marienrachdorf
Marienrachdorf
Coordinates: 50°33′8″N 7°42′52″E / 50.55222°N 7.71444°E / 50.55222; 7.71444Coordinates: 50°33′8″N 7°42′52″E / 50.55222°N 7.71444°E / 50.55222; 7.71444
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Selters (Westerwald)
Government
 • Mayor Dieter Klöckner
Area
 • Total 5.04 km2 (1.95 sq mi)
Elevation 273 m (896 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 987
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56242
Dialling codes 02626
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.marienrachdorf.de

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

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Marienrachdorf lies 4 km northwest of Selters. The community belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters, a kind of collective municipality.

History[edit]

In 1190, Marienrachdorf had its first documentary mention as Rachdorf. In 1972, in the course of municipal restructuring, the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters was founded, to which Marienrachdorf belongs.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 12 council members, as well as the honorary and presiding mayor (Ortsbürgermeisterin), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004. Apportionment of seats on Council:

WG Herkenroth WG Klöckner WG Haubrich Total
2004 5 6 1 12 seats

Clubs[edit]

  • Kirchenchor Cäcilia (church choir)
  • Musikverein 1977 Marienrachdorf e.V. (music)
  • Angelsportverein Marienrachdorf (angling)
  • Gymnastikverein (women’s gymnastics)
  • Sportverein Marienrachdorf e.V. 1921 (sport)
  • Dartclub Florida

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Northwest of the community runs 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.

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