Niederroßbach

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Niederroßbach
Coat of arms of Niederroßbach
Coat of arms
Niederroßbach   is located in Germany
Niederroßbach
Niederroßbach
Coordinates: 50°38′30″N 8°2′4″E / 50.64167°N 8.03444°E / 50.64167; 8.03444Coordinates: 50°38′30″N 8°2′4″E / 50.64167°N 8.03444°E / 50.64167; 8.03444
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Rennerod
Government
 • Mayor Willi Luckenbach
Area
 • Total 4.39 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Elevation 495 m (1,624 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 724
 • Density 160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56479
Dialling codes 02664
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.rennerod.de

Niederroßbach 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 Siegen and Limburg an der Lahn. Through the community flow the Ortsbach and the Roßbach. Niederroßbach belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Rennerod, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

Neighbouring communities[edit]

Niederroßbach’s neighbours are Oberroßbach, Fehl-Ritzhausen, Neustadt and Zehnhausen bei Rennerod.

History[edit]

In 1431, Niederroßbach had its first documentary mention.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 13 council members, including the extraofficial mayor (Bürgermeister).

FW FW Total
2004 7 5 12 seats

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Running right near the community are Bundesstraßen 54, linking Limburg an der Lahn with Siegen, and 255, leading from Montabaur to Herborn. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Haiger/Burbach on the A 45 (DortmundHanau), some 17 km away. Between Niederroßbach and Neustadt once lay a halt on the now abandoned Westerwaldquerbahn (railway). The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

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