Rayerschied

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Rayerschied
Coat of arms of Rayerschied
Coat of arms
Location of Rayerschied within Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis district
Rayerschied in SIM.svg
Rayerschied is located in Germany
Rayerschied
Rayerschied
Rayerschied is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Rayerschied
Rayerschied
Coordinates: 50°1′7″N 7°35′11″E / 50.01861°N 7.58639°E / 50.01861; 7.58639Coordinates: 50°1′7″N 7°35′11″E / 50.01861°N 7.58639°E / 50.01861; 7.58639
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictRhein-Hunsrück-Kreis
Municipal assoc.Simmern
Government
 • MayorHans-Werner Aßmann-Huppert
Area
 • Total2.51 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Elevation
392 m (1,286 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total96
 • Density38/km2 (99/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
55469
Dialling codes06766
Vehicle registrationSIM
Websitewww.rayerschied.de
Kirchstraße 2: Saint John of Nepomuk Catholic Church

Rayerschied is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis (district) in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Simmern, whose seat is in the like-named town.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The residential municipality lies in the Hunsrück between Pleizenhausen and Bergenhausen 7 km from Simmern.

History[edit]

In 1204, Rayerschied had its first documentary mention in a donation document from the Kumbd Convent. From 1420, the village belonged to the Amt of Simmern, and later also to Palatinate-Simmern. In 1498, the village was mentioned as Reinßrath. In 1673, Rayerschied passed to Electoral Palatinate. Beginning in 1794, Rayerschied lay under French rule. In 1814 it was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia at the Congress of Vienna. Since 1946, it has been part of the then newly founded state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Politics[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

The council is made up of 6 council members, who were elected by majority vote at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.[3]

Mayor[edit]

Rayerschied’s mayor is Hans Werner Aßmann-Huppert.[4]

Coat of arms[edit]

The municipality’s arms might be described thus: Under a chief lozengy argent and azure, per pale gules a stork statant of the first and argent a cross sable.

Culture and sightseeing[edit]

Buildings[edit]

The following are listed buildings or sites in Rhineland-Palatinate’s Directory of Cultural Monuments:[5]

Ancient sites[edit]

There are also barrows in Rayerschied.

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.
  3. ^ Municipal election results for Rayerschied
  4. ^ Rayerschied’s mayor Archived 2011-07-19 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Directory of Cultural Monuments in Rhein-Hunsrück district

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