Rockenhausen

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Rockenhausen
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Coat of arms of Rockenhausen
Coat of arms
Location of Rockenhausen
Rockenhausen is located in Germany
Rockenhausen
Rockenhausen
Rockenhausen is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Rockenhausen
Rockenhausen
Coordinates: 49°37′42.91″N 7°49′13.84″E / 49.6285861°N 7.8205111°E / 49.6285861; 7.8205111Coordinates: 49°37′42.91″N 7°49′13.84″E / 49.6285861°N 7.8205111°E / 49.6285861; 7.8205111
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictDonnersbergkreis
Municipal assoc.Rockenhausen
Government
 • MayorKarl-Heinz Seebald (SPD)
Area
 • Total36.83 km2 (14.22 sq mi)
Elevation
199 m (653 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,283
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
67806
Dialling codes06361
Vehicle registrationKIB
Websitewww.rockenhausen.de

Rockenhausen is a town in the Donnersbergkreis, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the river Alsenz, approx. 30 km (19 mi) north of Kaiserslautern.

Rockenhausen is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Rockenhausen. The town consists the villages Marienthal, Dörnbach, and Rockenhausen itself.

Notable citizens[edit]

  • Uta Frith, DBE FRS FBA FMedSci (1941) - developmental psychologist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2017 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2018.