Züsch

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Züsch
Coat of arms of Züsch
Location of Züsch within Trier-Saarburg district
Züsch in TR.svg
Züsch is located in Germany
Züsch
Züsch
Züsch is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Züsch
Züsch
Coordinates: 49°38′54.68″N 7°0′22.100″E / 49.6485222°N 7.00613889°E / 49.6485222; 7.00613889Coordinates: 49°38′54.68″N 7°0′22.100″E / 49.6485222°N 7.00613889°E / 49.6485222; 7.00613889
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictTrier-Saarburg
Municipal assoc.Hermeskeil
Government
 • Mayor (2019–24) Ulrich Frohn[1] (SPD)
Area
 • Total8.04 km2 (3.10 sq mi)
Elevation
511 m (1,677 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total586
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
54422
Dialling codes06503
Vehicle registrationTR

Züsch is a municipality located in Trier-Saarburg county, in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Züsch is located 40 km from Trier, Germany's oldest city. The Frankfurt-Hahn airport is 40 km away.

Neighboring towns/cities[edit]

Neuhütten, Damflos, Hermeskeil, Nonnweiler (Saarland), Muhl.

Population[edit]

Population development (to 31. December each year):

  • 1815 – 149
  • 1835 – 203
  • 1871 – 259
  • 1905 – 263
  • 1939 – 248
  • 1950 – 317
  • 1961 – 346
  • 1965 – 373
  • 1970 – 416
  • 1975 – 404
  • 1980 – 402
  • 1985 – 409
  • 1987 – 404
  • 1990 – 416
  • 1995 – 437
  • 2000 – 451
  • 2005 – 578

[3]

Politics[edit]

The town council in Züsch contains twelve members, that were elected on 7 June 2009. It is headed by the town's mayor, Hermann Bernardy.

Town council Group member distribution:[4]

SPD WG Heck WG Gross Total
2009 7 3 2 12 Members
Albert Dietz Hartmut Heck Edward Gross
Klaus Jung Thomas Schrenk Hermann Schmitt
Roswitha Bernardy Georg Steppuhn
Jörg Weber
Sandra Hein
Gereon Priess
Claus Patzschke

Religion[edit]

Despite the towns modest population it has the oldest Evangelical church (built in 1837) in Trier-Saarburg county which traces its roots to the time of the reformation in the second half of the 16th century. The Evangelical church has one of only two Spanish Organs located in Germany. The town also has a Catholic church (St. Antonius of Padua) with a renovated baroque interior and exterior facade.

Schools[edit]

The elementary school (grades 1-4) has students from Züsch, Neuhütten, and Muhl who transfer to Hermeskeil (a 10-minute bus ride) starting with the 5th grade. On the school grounds is a full size sports hall that is used by the school children during the day. The sports hall is used regularly by the various local clubs (Karate club, Volleyball club, Gymnastics club, etc.) and is also used for various celebrations throughout the year.

Community Center[edit]

The community center (recently renovated former guest house Biehl) offers a modern facility suited to host conferences and medium to large family and group celebrations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Direktwahlen 2019, Landkreis Trier-Saarburg, Landeswahlleiter Rheinland-Pfalz, accessed 2 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2020, Kreise, Gemeinden, Verbandsgemeinden". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2021.
  3. ^ Data source: Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz
  4. ^ Kommunalwahl Rheinland-Pfalz 2009, Gemeinderat

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