Weroth

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Weroth
Coat of arms of Weroth
Coat of arms
Weroth   is located in Germany
Weroth
Weroth
Coordinates: 50°27′37″N 7°56′52″E / 50.46028°N 7.94778°E / 50.46028; 7.94778Coordinates: 50°27′37″N 7°56′52″E / 50.46028°N 7.94778°E / 50.46028; 7.94778
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Wallmerod
Government
 • Mayor Frank Reusch
Area
 • Total 2.52 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Elevation 290 m (950 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 597
 • Density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56414
Dialling codes 06435
Vehicle registration WW
Website www.wallmerod.de

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

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies in the Westerwald between Montabaur and Limburg an der Lahn. Weroth lies 290 m above sea level. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Wallmerod, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

Neighbouring communities[edit]

Weroth’s neighbours are Hundsangen, Wallmerod, Dreikirchen and Steinefrenz.

History[edit]

In 1322, Weroth had its first documentary mention.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 11 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Right nearby to the community’s north runs Bundesstraße 8, leading from Limburg an der Lahn to Hennef. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Diez on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt), some 4 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

Regular events[edit]

Saint Sebastian’s Day on 20 January is to this day still a holiday in Weroth, as the community was spared a Plague epidemic.

Likewise held every year is the Live-Rock-Festival at the Bürgerhaus on Kirmesfreitag (“Kermis Friday”)

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