Roßbach, Westerwaldkreis

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Rossbach
Rossbach  is located in Germany
Rossbach
Rossbach
Coordinates: 50°36′21″N 7°41′0″E / 50.60583°N 7.68333°E / 50.60583; 7.68333Coordinates: 50°36′21″N 7°41′0″E / 50.60583°N 7.68333°E / 50.60583; 7.68333
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Hachenburg
Government
 • Mayor Wilfried Oettgen
Area
 • Total 7.47 km2 (2.88 sq mi)
Elevation 300 m (1,000 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 860
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56271
Dialling codes 02680
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.rossbach-ww.de

Rossbach is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies between Hachenburg and Dierdorf. The residential community of Rossbach belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Hachenburg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 13 council members, including the extraofficial mayor (Bürgermeister), who were elected in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

SPD CDU Wählergemeinschaft Total
2004 5 3 4 12 seats

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Rossbach lies west of Bundesstraße 413 from Bendorf (near Koblenz) to Hachenburg. The nearest Autobahn interchanges are in Dierdorf on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt). The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

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