Vollmersweiler

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Vollmersweiler
Coat of arms of Vollmersweiler
Coat of arms
Vollmersweiler   is located in Germany
Vollmersweiler
Vollmersweiler
Coordinates: 49°03′53″N 08°04′37″E / 49.06472°N 8.07694°E / 49.06472; 8.07694Coordinates: 49°03′53″N 08°04′37″E / 49.06472°N 8.07694°E / 49.06472; 8.07694
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Germersheim
Municipal assoc. Kandel
Government
 • Mayor Elvira Oberle (SPD)
Area
 • Total 2.18 km2 (0.84 sq mi)
Elevation 142 m (466 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 195
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 76744
Dialling codes 06340
Vehicle registration GER
Website www.vg-kandel.de

Vollmersweiler is a municipality in the district of Germersheim, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Location[edit]

The village is located in the southern Palatinate between Karlsruhe and Landau. Since 1972 the community has belonged to the Kandel municipal association, whose administrative headquarters is in the town of Kandel.

History[edit]

Vollmersweiler once belonged to the lords of Guttenberg castle. For a time in the 18th Century it shared a Schultheiß with the town of Niederotterbach on the west.

Religion[edit]

In 2007, 50% of the population was Protestant and 24.8% Catholic. The remainder belonged to a different religion or none.[2]

Government[edit]

The council consists of seven council members, including the Mayor. It was elected in municipal elections on June 13, 2004. Elvira Oberle (SPD) has been Mayor of since 1991.

Coat of arms[edit]

The blazon of the arms is: In red a slanting silver plowblade.

It was approved in 1931 by the Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior and goes back to a common judicial seal of and Niederotterbach from the year 1581.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016. 
  2. ^ KommWis, Stand: 30.11.2007
  3. ^ Karl Heinz Debus: Das große Wappenbuch der Pfalz. Neustadt an der Weinstraße 1988, ISBN 3-9801574-2-3

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