Schuld

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Schuld
Schuld a. d. Ahr (Eifel); Panoramablick b.jpg
Coat of arms of Schuld
Location of Schuld within Ahrweiler district
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Schuld is located in Germany
Schuld
Schuld
Schuld is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
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Schuld
Coordinates: 50°26′45″N 06°53′22″E / 50.44583°N 6.88944°E / 50.44583; 6.88944Coordinates: 50°26′45″N 06°53′22″E / 50.44583°N 6.88944°E / 50.44583; 6.88944
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictAhrweiler
Municipal assoc.Adenau
Government
 • Mayor (2019–24) Helmut Lussi[1]
Area
 • Total5.93 km2 (2.29 sq mi)
Elevation
161 m (528 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total622
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
53520
Dialling codes02695
Vehicle registrationAW
Websitewww.schuld-ahr.de

Schuld (German pronunciation: [ˈʃʊlt] (listen)) is a municipality in the district of Ahrweiler, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, on the River Ahr.

In July 2021, the village was severely damaged by floods.[3][4] Approximately 50 houses were damaged.[5] The town had previously been devastated by another flash flood in 1910 in which 50 villagers perished.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Direktwahlen 2019, Landkreis Ahrweiler, Landeswahlleiter Rheinland-Pfalz, accessed 3 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2021, Kreise, Gemeinden, Verbandsgemeinden" (in German). Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz. 2022.
  3. ^ "Luftaufnahmen zeigen Ausmaß der Zerstörung", Der Spiegel, 15 July 2021 (in German) (drone video, 1 min. 9 secs.).
  4. ^ Wolfgang Rattay and David Sahl, "At least 44 dead, dozens missing as floods sweep through western Europe", Reuters, 16 July 2021 [15 July 2021].
  5. ^ "Zahl der Toten im Kreis Ahrweiler steigt auf über 90", SWR, 17 July 2021 (in German).