Ruwer (Verbandsgemeinde)

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Ruwer region
Coat of arms

Ruwer is a Verbandsgemeinde (collective municipality) with 18,171 inhabitants (as at Dec 2015) on the river Ruwer near Trier in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is famous for the wine from the Moselle wine-growing region, which used to be called Moselle-Saar-Ruwer, and which was founded by the Romans. The administrative seat used to be located in Ruwer, which was an independent municipality until it was incorporated into the city of Trier. The seat has been located in Waldrach since November 2005.

Ruwer consists of the following 20 Ortsgemeinden ("local municipalities"):

Name Area
(km²)
1563
(Fireplaces)
1684
(Fireplaces)
1818
(Population)
2000
(Population)
2015
(Population)
coat of arms Bonerath 4.25 6 6 151 256 245
coat of arms Farschweiler 7.45 13 8 197 760 784
coat of arms Gusterath 4.41 5 9 141 2,015 1,891
coat of arms Gutweiler 2.51 7 7 100 739 648
coat of arms Herl 2.83 5 7 140 254 268
coat of arms Hinzenburg 2.87 3 3 82 164 142
coat of arms Holzerath 6.76 6 5 186 498 429
coat of arms Kasel 4.53 25 21 255 1,347 1,312
coat of arms Korlingen 2.08 9 6 97 890 771
coat of arms Lorscheid 5.09 11 12 187 621 568
coat of arms Mertesdorf 6.47 20 14 287 1,762 1,650
coat of arms Morscheid 5.48 17 18 227 821 954
coat of arms Ollmuth 3.93 4 4 91 174 160
coat of arms Osburg 33.92 23 17 515 1,943 2,457
coat of arms Pluwig 4.87 9 9 250 1,231 1,600
coat of arms Riveris 2.11 4 4 133 364 408
coat of arms Schöndorf 10.03 12 12 296 831 734
coat of arms Sommerau 1.04 1 1 29 74 73
coat of arms Thomm 4.49 16 12 327 1,041 1,050
coat of arms Waldrach 12.45 53 41 533 2,179 2,027
Coat of arms Σ Ruwer (Verbandsgemeinde) 127.57 249 216 4,224 17,964 18,171

The Verbandsgemeinde Ruwer is a part of the district coat of arms Trier-Saarburg.

See also[edit]

Ruwer-Hochwald-Radweg

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Coordinates: 49°44′44″N 6°44′41″E / 49.74556°N 6.74472°E / 49.74556; 6.74472