Vielbach

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Vielbach
Coat of arms of Vielbach
Coat of arms
Vielbach   is located in Germany
Vielbach
Vielbach
Coordinates: 50°30′38″N 7°46′19″E / 50.51056°N 7.77194°E / 50.51056; 7.77194Coordinates: 50°30′38″N 7°46′19″E / 50.51056°N 7.77194°E / 50.51056; 7.77194
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Selters (Westerwald)
Government
 • Mayor Walter Schindler
Area
 • Total 4.55 km2 (1.76 sq mi)
Elevation 270 m (890 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 520
 • Density 110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56242
Dialling codes 02626
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.vielbach.de

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

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Vielbach lies 3 km south of Selters in the lower reaches of the kleiner Saynbach in the middle of woodlands and meadowlands. The community belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Selters, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

History[edit]

In 1315, Vielbach had its first documentary mention. The name’s spelling has changed over the centuries from Villebach to Vyllebach to Vielbach.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 12 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[edit]

Transport[edit]

The nearest Autobahn interchange is Mogendorf on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt). The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

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