Niederahr

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Niederahr
Coat of arms of Niederahr
Coat of arms
Niederahr   is located in Germany
Niederahr
Niederahr
Coordinates: 50°29′31″N 7°51′40″E / 50.49194°N 7.86111°E / 50.49194; 7.86111Coordinates: 50°29′31″N 7°51′40″E / 50.49194°N 7.86111°E / 50.49194; 7.86111
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Wallmerod
Government
 • Mayor Hermann Girhard
Area
 • Total 4.03 km2 (1.56 sq mi)
Elevation 300 m (1,000 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 819
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56414
Dialling codes 02602
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.wallmerod.de

Niederahr 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 Westerwald between Montabaur and Hachenburg. Through the community flows the Ahrbach. The community belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Wallmerod, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

History[edit]

In 959, Niederahr had its first documentary mention.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 12 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Right through the community runs Bundesstraße 255, linking Montabaur and Rennerod. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt), some 5 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

Established businesses[edit]

Westfalia Separator makes decanters at its Niederahr works.

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