Mendig

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Mendig
Coat of arms of Mendig
Coat of arms
Mendig   is located in Germany
Mendig
Mendig
Coordinates: 50°22′28″N 7°16′51″E / 50.37444°N 7.28083°E / 50.37444; 7.28083Coordinates: 50°22′28″N 7°16′51″E / 50.37444°N 7.28083°E / 50.37444; 7.28083
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Mayen-Koblenz
Municipal assoc. Mendig
Government
 • Mayor Hans Peter Ammel
Area
 • Total 23.78 km2 (9.18 sq mi)
Elevation 220 m (720 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,725
 • Density 370/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56743
Dialling codes 02652
Vehicle registration MYK, MY
Website www.mendig.de

Mendig is a small town in the district Mayen-Koblenz, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated approximately 6 km north-east of Mayen, and 25 km west of Koblenz.

Mendig is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Mendig.

Personality[edit]

  • Rosemarie Nitribitt (1933-1957), spent her childhood in foster care in the Mendig Kaplan-slip road
  • Andrea Nahles (born 1970), politician, Member of Bundestag (SPD) and currently Minister for Labour and Social Affairs

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Mendig is the new home for the popular rockfestival "Rock am Ring" 2015