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Willscheider Bergsee.jpg
Coat of arms of Vettelschoß
Coat of arms
Vettelschoß  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°37′05″N 7°20′53″E / 50.61806°N 7.34806°E / 50.61806; 7.34806Coordinates: 50°37′05″N 7°20′53″E / 50.61806°N 7.34806°E / 50.61806; 7.34806
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Neuwied
Municipal assoc. Linz am Rhein
 • Mayor Heinrich Freidel (CDU)
 • Total 6.91 km2 (2.67 sq mi)
Elevation 210-364 m (−984 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,480
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 53560
Dialling codes 02645
Vehicle registration NR

Vettelschoß is a municipality in the district of Neuwied in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It includes the localities of Kalenborn, Kau, Oberwillscheid, and Willscheid, and forms part of the Verbandsgemeinde (collective municipality) of Linz am Rhein.

The municipality is written with an ß, which may be replaced by ss if not available (Vettelschoss).

Vettelschoß's coat of arms was adopted in 1983.

The shoe-manufacturing company Birkenstock had its head office in Vettelschoß from the 1990s until the beginning of 2014, when it was moved to the nearby Neustadt (Wied).[2]


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