|Municipal assoc.||Selters (Westerwald)|
|• Mayor||Thomas Horn|
|• Total||4.20 km2 (1.62 sq mi)|
|Elevation||410 m (1,350 ft)|
|• Density||60/km2 (160/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Steinen lies 5 km from Herschbach and 7 km from Selters on the Westerwald Lake Plateau. In the contest Unser Dorf soll schöner werden - unser Dorf hat Zukunft (“Our village should be lovelier – our village has a future”), Steinen was distinguished several times. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.
The council is made up of 13 council members, as well as the honorary and presiding mayor (Ortsbürgermeister), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.
Economy and infrastructure
The community lies right on Bundesstraße 8, leading from Limburg an der Lahn to Siegburg. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Mogendorf on the A 3 (Cologne–Frankfurt). The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.
- "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.
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