Quirnbach, Westerwaldkreis

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Quirnbach
Coat of arms of Quirnbach
Coat of arms
Location of Quirnbach within Westerwaldkreis district
Quirnbach im Westerwaldkreis.png
Quirnbach is located in Germany
Quirnbach
Quirnbach
Quirnbach is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Quirnbach
Quirnbach
Coordinates: 50°31′15″N 7°47′49″E / 50.52083°N 7.79694°E / 50.52083; 7.79694Coordinates: 50°31′15″N 7°47′49″E / 50.52083°N 7.79694°E / 50.52083; 7.79694
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictWesterwaldkreis
Municipal assoc.Selters (Westerwald)
Government
 • MayorOliver Götsch
Area
 • Total3.08 km2 (1.19 sq mi)
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total481
 • Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
56242
Dialling codes02626
Vehicle registrationWW
Websitewww.quirnbach-westerwald.de

Quirnbach is a local community belonging to an association of municipalities– in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Quirnbach is located 3 km southeast of Selters near Kleiner Saynbach in the middle of woodlands and meadowlands and belongs to Verbandsgemeinde of Selters. Its seat is in the like-named town.

History[edit]

In 1462, Quirnbach had its first documentary mention. The name’s spelling has changed over the centuries from Quirenbach to Querenbach to Quirnbach. In 1972, in the course of municipal restructuring, the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters was founded.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 8 council members, as well as the honorary and presiding mayor (Ortsbürgermeister), who were elected in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Seat apportionment on council:

WG Götsch WG Ströder WG Stukemeier Total
2004 3 3 2 8 seats

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

The nearest Autobahn interchange is Mogendorf on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt). The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

Personalities[edit]

Lothar Hermann who was responsible for Detection and Arrest of Adolf Eichmann, has grown up in Quirnbach.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2017 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2018.

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