Röllbach

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Röllbach
Coat of arms of Röllbach
Coat of arms
Röllbach   is located in Germany
Röllbach
Röllbach
Location of Röllbach within Miltenberg district
Röllbach in MIL.svg
Coordinates: 49°46′23″N 09°14′45″E / 49.77306°N 9.24583°E / 49.77306; 9.24583Coordinates: 49°46′23″N 09°14′45″E / 49.77306°N 9.24583°E / 49.77306; 9.24583
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Unterfranken
District Miltenberg
Municipal assoc. Mönchberg
Government
 • Mayor Rudi Schreck (CSU)
Area
 • Total 12.42 km2 (4.80 sq mi)
Elevation 219 m (719 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,654
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 63934
Dialling codes 09372
Vehicle registration MIL
Website www.roellbach.de

Röllbach is a municipality in the Miltenberg district in the Regierungsbezirk of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken) in Bavaria, Germany and a member of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft (Administrative Community) of Mönchberg.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The municipality lies in the Spessart (range), in the Mainviereck (“Main Square”) between Klingenberg, Mönchberg and Großheubach.

Politics[edit]

Until 1984, all members of Röllbach municipal council came exclusively from the CSU. Since the 1984 municipal election, the CWR (Christliche Wählergemeinschaft Röllbach, or Christian Voters’ Community) has also been represented on municipal council. At the 2003 Landtag elections, the CSU garnered 74.15% of the second votes.

Municipal council[edit]

The council is made up of 13 council members, counting the part-time mayor, with seats apportioned thus:

CSU Christliche Wählergemeinschaft e.V Total
2002 7 6 13 seats
2008 8 5 13 seats

(as at municipal election held on 2 March 2008)

Mayor[edit]

Röllbach’s mayor is Rudi Schreck (CSU). He was first elected in 2002 and in 2008 he was returned to office with a great majority.

Coat of arms[edit]

The municipality’s arms might be described thus: Gules a pallet argent, dexter a wheel spoked of six of the same, sinister five billets Or, two, one and two.

The arms are based on the Schultheiß’s (roughly, “sheriff’s”) seal from the 18th century. The Wheel of Mainz refers to Electoral Mainz’s former hegemony in the region, while the pallet (narrow vertical stripe), and the billets on the sinister (armsbearer’s left, viewer’s right) side are drawn from the arms formerly borne by the Barons of Hoheneck, who are known to have been in Röllbach in 1718, and who died out in 1808.

The arms have been borne since 1970.[2]

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