Order of Merit of Rhineland-Palatinate
|Order of Merit of Rhineland-Palatinate|
|Type||Civil order of merit|
|Awarded for||Outstanding contributions to the state of Rhineland-Palatinate|
|Presented by||the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate|
|Established||2 October 1981|
The Order of Merit of Rhineland-Palatinate (German: Verdienstorden des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz) is a civil order of merit, of the German State of Rhineland-Palatinate. The order is presented for outstanding service to the state and people of Rhineland-Palatinate. It was founded on 2 October 1981, and first awarded in 1982. The order is limited to 800 living recipients. Through 2012, the order had been awarded 1035 times.
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