Salzburg, Germany

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Salzburg
Coat of arms of Salzburg
Coat of arms
Salzburg  is located in Germany
Salzburg
Salzburg
Coordinates: 50°40′5″N 8°2′53″E / 50.66806°N 8.04806°E / 50.66806; 8.04806Coordinates: 50°40′5″N 8°2′53″E / 50.66806°N 8.04806°E / 50.66806; 8.04806
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Rennerod
Government
 • Mayor Harald Menk
Area
 • Total 2.30 km2 (0.89 sq mi)
Elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 237
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56479
Dialling codes 02667
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.rennerod.de

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

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies in the Westerwald between Siegen and Limburg. Salzburg belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Rennerod, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

History[edit]

About 1300, Salzburg had its first documentary mention as Salberg.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 6 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Right near the community, two Bundesstraßen, 54 linking Limburg an der Lahn with Siegen, and 414 leading from Hohenroth to Hachenburg cross each other. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Herborn on the A 45 (DortmundHanau), some 20 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

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