Welschneudorf

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Welschneudorf
Coat of arms of Welschneudorf
Coat of arms
Welschneudorf   is located in Germany
Welschneudorf
Welschneudorf
Coordinates: 50°22′24″N 7°47′53″E / 50.37333°N 7.79806°E / 50.37333; 7.79806Coordinates: 50°22′24″N 7°47′53″E / 50.37333°N 7.79806°E / 50.37333; 7.79806
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Montabaur
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Schmidt
Area
 • Total 7.77 km2 (3.00 sq mi)
Elevation 415 m (1,362 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 956
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56412
Dialling codes 02608
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.vg-montabaur.de

Welschneudorf is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – and a Luftkurort (“air health resort”) in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies in the Lower Westerwald between Koblenz and Limburg an der Lahn in the Nassau Nature Park. Verbandsgemeinde of Montabaur, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

History[edit]

In 1453, Welschneudorf had its first documentary mention as Nudorff. In 1817, it was burnt down by advancing French troops.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 16 council members 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 Montabaur on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt), some 11 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stops are the railway stations at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line and Koblenz on the Linke Rheinstrecke.

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