|• Mayor||Eberhard Dineiger|
|• Total||5.99 km2 (2.31 sq mi)|
|Elevation||290 m (950 ft)|
|• Density||140/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The community lies in the northern Westerwaldkreis and borders on Altenkirchen district. Wahlrod belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Hachenburg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.
In 1249, Wahlrod had its first documentary mention.
The council is made up of 13 council members, including the honorary mayor (Bürgermeister), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.
Economy and infrastructure
Running right through the community is Bundesstraße 8, leading from Limburg an der Lahn to Siegburg. The nearest Autobahn interchanges are in Dierdorf and Neuwied on the A 3 (Cologne–Frankfurt), some 25 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.
- "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.
- Wahlrod (in German)
- Wahlrod in the collective municipality’s Web pages (in German)
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