Neunkirchen, Bernkastel-Wittlich

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Neunkirchen
Coat of arms of Neunkirchen
Coat of arms
Neunkirchen  is located in Germany
Neunkirchen
Neunkirchen
Coordinates: 49°45′03″N 6°56′32″E / 49.75083°N 6.94222°E / 49.75083; 6.94222Coordinates: 49°45′03″N 6°56′32″E / 49.75083°N 6.94222°E / 49.75083; 6.94222
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Bernkastel-Wittlich
Municipal assoc. Thalfang am Erbeskopf
Government
 • Mayor Richard Pestemer
Area
 • Total 3.16 km2 (1.22 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 154
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 54426
Dialling codes 06504
Vehicle registration WIL

Neunkirchen is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Bernkastel-Wittlich district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The municipality lies in the Hunsrück and belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Thalfang am Erbeskopf, whose seat is in the municipality of Thalfang.

History[edit]

As a result of the turmoil of the French Revolution, Neunkirchen lay under French rule beginning about 1800. In 1814 it was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia at the Congress of Vienna. Since 1947, it has been part of the then newly founded state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Politics[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

The council is made up of 6 council members, who were elected by majority vote at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.[2]

Mayor[edit]

The Mayor of Neunkirchen is Richard Pestemer.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Neunkirchen is a rural residential community. There are small businesses serving local demands.

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