Willwerscheid

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Willwerscheid
Coat of arms of Willwerscheid
Coat of arms
Location of Willwerscheid within Bernkastel-Wittlich district
Willwerscheid in WIL.svg
Willwerscheid is located in Germany
Willwerscheid
Willwerscheid
Willwerscheid is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Willwerscheid
Willwerscheid
Coordinates: 50°02′10″N 06°55′48″E / 50.03611°N 6.93000°E / 50.03611; 6.93000Coordinates: 50°02′10″N 06°55′48″E / 50.03611°N 6.93000°E / 50.03611; 6.93000
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictBernkastel-Wittlich
Municipal assoc.Traben-Trarbach
Government
 • MayorThomas Duckart
Area
 • Total2.46 km2 (0.95 sq mi)
Elevation
440 m (1,440 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total55
 • Density22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
54533
Dialling codes06574
Vehicle registrationWIL
Websitewww.willwerscheid.de

Willwerscheid is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Bernkastel-Wittlich district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

The municipality belongs to the Trier Region and lies about 8 km northeast of Wittlich in the Vulkaneifel. The municipal area is 62% wooded. Willwerscheid belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Traben-Trarbach.

History[edit]

Beginning in 1794, Willwerscheid lay under French rule. In 1814 it was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia at the Congress of Vienna. Since 1947, it has been part of the then newly founded state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Politics[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

The council is made up of 6 council members, who were elected by majority vote at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.[2]

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Southwest of the municipality runs the Autobahn A 1. There is an interchange in nearby Hasborn. In Wittlich is a railway station on the Koblenz-Trier railway line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.
  2. ^ Kommunalwahl Rheinland-Pfalz 2009, Gemeinderat

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