|• Mayor||Kurt Weingarth|
|• Total||5.50 km2 (2.12 sq mi)|
|Elevation||445 m (1,460 ft)|
|• Density||45/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Mettweiler is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Birkenfeld district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Baumholder, whose seat is in the like-named town.
The municipality lies in the Westrich, an historic region that encompasses areas in both Germany and France. The municipal area is 47% wooded.
Mettweiler borders in the north on the town of Baumholder, in the southeast on the municipality of Thallichtenberg and in the west on the municipalities of Berschweiler bei Baumholder and Fohren-Linden.
Mettweiler’s mayor is Kurt Weingarth.
Coat of arms
The municipality’s arms might be described thus: Per fess argent issuant from the line of partition a demilion azure armed and langued gules, and azure two ears of wheat couped per saltire surmounted by a bell Or.
Culture and sightseeing
Each year, a kermis and a Brunnenfest (“Fountain Festival”) are held.
Economy and infrastructure
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