Weltersburg

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Weltersburg
Coat of arms of Weltersburg
Coat of arms
Weltersburg   is located in Germany
Weltersburg
Weltersburg
Coordinates: 50°31′24″N 7°57′38″E / 50.52333°N 7.96056°E / 50.52333; 7.96056Coordinates: 50°31′24″N 7°57′38″E / 50.52333°N 7.96056°E / 50.52333; 7.96056
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Westerburg
Government
 • Mayor Gisela Benten
Area
 • Total 2.66 km2 (1.03 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 298
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56459
Dialling codes 06435
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.weltersburg.de

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

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Weltersburg lies 4 km southeast of Westerburg. Since 1972 it has belonged to what was then the newly founded Verbandsgemeinde of Westerburg, a kind of collective municipality found only in Rhineland-Pfalz. Its seat is in the like-named town.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 7 council members, including the extraofficial mayor (Bürgermeister), who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

South of the community runs Bundesstraße 8, leading from Limburg an der Lahn to Hennef. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur 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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