Rothenbach

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Rothenbach
Location of Rothenbach within Westerwaldkreis district
Rothenbach im Westerwaldkreis.png
Rothenbach is located in Germany
Rothenbach
Rothenbach
Rothenbach is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Rothenbach
Rothenbach
Coordinates: 50°33′51″N 7°54′12″E / 50.56417°N 7.90333°E / 50.56417; 7.90333Coordinates: 50°33′51″N 7°54′12″E / 50.56417°N 7.90333°E / 50.56417; 7.90333
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictWesterwaldkreis
Municipal assoc.Westerburg
Subdivisions2
Government
 • MayorAxel Huber
Area
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 • Total6.72 km2 (2.59 sq mi)
Elevation
465 m (1,526 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total883
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
56459
Dialling codes02663
Vehicle registrationWW
Websitewww.westerburger-land.de

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

Geography[edit]

Rothenbach lies 8 km west of Westerburg. Since 1972 it has belonged to what was then the newly founded Verbandsgemeinde of Westerburg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in Westerburg.

Rothenbach’s Ortsteile are Rothenbach, Obersayn and Himburg.

Politics[edit]

The council is made up of 13 council members, including the mayor (Bürgermeister), who were elected in a municipal election on 7 June 2009.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Right through the community runs Bundesstraße 255, leading from Montabaur to Herborn. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt). The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

References[edit]

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

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