Mudenbach

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Mudenbach
Coat of arms of Mudenbach
Coat of arms
Location of Mudenbach within Westerwaldkreis district
Mudenbach im Westerwaldkreis.png
Mudenbach is located in Germany
Mudenbach
Mudenbach
Mudenbach is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Mudenbach
Mudenbach
Coordinates: 50°40′4″N 7°44′7″E / 50.66778°N 7.73528°E / 50.66778; 7.73528Coordinates: 50°40′4″N 7°44′7″E / 50.66778°N 7.73528°E / 50.66778; 7.73528
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictWesterwaldkreis
Municipal assoc.Hachenburg
Government
 • MayorChrista Hülpüsch
Area
 • Total4.78 km2 (1.85 sq mi)
Elevation
295 m (968 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total750
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
57614
Dialling codes02688
Vehicle registrationWW
Websitehttp://mudenbach.de

Mudenbach 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 northern Westerwald on the river Wied. The community is mainly agriculturally structured. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Hachenburg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

Constituent communities[edit]

Mudenbach has one outlying centre named Hanwerth.

History[edit]

In 1270, Mudenbach had its first documentary mention.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 13 council members, including the extraofficial mayor (Bürgermeister), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Mudenbach is linked to the long-distance transport network by Landesstraße 265 leading to Bundesstraße 8, which links the community to the middle centres of Hachenburg and Altenkirchen. The Autobahn interchanges Mogendorf and Dierdorf on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt) can be reached by Bundesstraßen 8 and 413. The Hennef interchange on the A 5 (AS 60) can be reached directly by Bundesstraße 8.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2017 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2018.

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