|• Mayor||Edwin Gaub (CDU)|
|• Total||4.21 km2 (1.63 sq mi)|
|Elevation||290 m (950 ft)|
|• Density||200/km2 (520/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The municipality lies in a small hollow with northern slopes between the Eisbach and Eckbach valleys in the Palatinate. Tiefenthal belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Leiningerland, whose seat is in Grünstadt. Until 1969, the municipality belonged to the now abolished district of Frankenthal.
In 1318, the municipality had its first documentary mention as Dyfendal.
The council is made up of 12 council members, who were elected at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.
The municipal election held on 7 June 2009 yielded the following results:
Coat of arms
The German blazon reads: In Rot ein goldenes Tatzenkreuz.
The arms were approved by the now defunct Regierungsbezirk administration in Neustadt and date from a 1724 seal. They are borrowed from the arms once borne by the Counts of Leiningen-Westerburg, to whom Tiefenthal belonged.
Economy and infrastructure
Sons and daughters of the town
- Wolfgang Wolf (1957– ), former football coach for 1. FC Kaiserslautern
- Arno Wolf (1959– ), former footballer with 1. FC Kaiserslautern
- "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.
- KommWis, Stand: 31.12.2007 Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine
- Kommunalwahl Rheinland-Pfalz 2009, Gemeinderat
- Karl Heinz Debus: Das große Wappenbuch der Pfalz. Neustadt an der Weinstraße 1988, ISBN 3-9801574-2-3
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