District old person churches (Westerwald)

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Wappen des Landkreises Altenkirchen Lage des Landkreises Altenkirchen in Deutschland
base data
Land of the Federal Republic: Rhineland-Palatinate
administrative seat: Old person churches (Westerwald)
surface: 642 km ²
inhabitants: 136.473 (31. October 2005)
Population density: 213 inhabitants for each km ²
circle keys: 07 1 32
Kfz characteristics: AC
circle arrangement: 119 municipalities
Address
of the district administration:
Parking race 1
57610 old person churches
Website: www.kreis-altenkirchen.de
E-Mail address:
Politics
land advice: Dr. Alfred Beth (CDU)

selected as successors to 26. March 2006: Michael dear one (CDU)

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Lage des Landkreises Altenkirchen in Rheinland-Pfalz

the district old person churches (Westerwald) a district is in the north of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is surrounded (in the clockwise direction) by the North-Rhine/Westphalian circles Rhine victory circle, Oberbergi circle, Olpe and victory joke gene stone as well as by the Rhineland-Palatinian Westerwaldkreis and by the district Neuwied.

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Geografie

the district old person churches is the northernmost circle of Rhineland-Palatinate. It covers the northern part of the Westerwalds. The valley the victory forms the borderto the north. The Wildenburgi country designated to the county wild castle lies north the victory. Further rivers in the circle area are the Wied and the Nister.

history

the today's circle area belonged 1803 ago to different rule, among other things CountySayn Altenkirchen and Sayn Hachenburg, rule wild castle (already 1418 become extinct, their possessions came later to the princes of Hatzfeld), cure principality Cologne and cure principality Trier. All areas became 1815 Prussian. The State of Prussia arranged its provinces into governmental districts and circles. Thus developed 1816 the district old person churches, whose borders in the course of history were only insignificantly changed. Since 1947 the district old person churches belongs to the country Rhineland-Palatinate.

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description:
Split by a in-curved silver point, into it a continuous, of blackand red polished cross, in front in red a doppelschweifiger, more looking, blue reinforced golden lion, in the back in gold an upright black wall anchor (coat of arms permission 11. December 1967)
Meaning:
The lion stands for the county Sayn, the wall anchor for the gentlemen ofWild castle and the cross for the two cure principalities (Cologne: black and Trier: red).

traffic

by the circle area leads the federal motorway A 3 Frankfurt Cologne with the departure Neuwied/Altenkirchen in the local situation of Willroth in the extreme southwest. Somewhat east of theCircle area leads A 45 pouring Dortmund, in the north A past 4 Cologne Olpe. The circle becomes otherwise of numerous federal highways pulled through, among them B 8, B 62 and B 256.

The Cöln Mindener railway company led already 1860 their lineof Cologne in the victory valley upward until knowledge and one year later further after victories. To Betzdorf 1861 the distance branched out over Herdorf toward Haiger - Dillenburg.

A quarter century opened the Prussian state railway the side valleys and the high laterWesterwald: The courses of Limburg reached the district town old person churches 1884 over Siershahn and 1885 over Hachenburg; the connection to the distance in the victory valley with outer ones followed 1887.

A pass course 1885/86 was opened from Betzdorf to Daaden, 1887/88 followed the cross connection ofChurches after Olpe and 1890 from knowledge to Morsbach. Finally the distance of Linz on the Rhine in Flammersfeld connection found old person churches to the line Siershahn -.

The Gebhardshainer country opened the circle old person churches themselves by the 1913 opened and later“circle small course again and again extended Scheuerfeld Nauroth”, which exists as Westerwaldbahn of the circle old person churches GmbH this very day and which traffic on the state railway distance Betzdorf - Daaden took over.

In Herdorf circular path GmbH begins the free founder belonging since 1907/08 today to the SiegenerRailway.

The passenger traffic was stopped on a set of secondary lines at 78 km length in the course of the years 1945 - 1984:

  • 1945: Morsbach - Wisserhof - knowledge 6 km, new city - Peter Lahr - Flammersfeld 10 km,

width field - Emmerzhausen- Airfield lip 13 km

  • 1950: Herdorf Nbf. - Salchendorf - pan mountain 1 km
  • 1950/51: Binding pasture - rose home - Nauroth 5 km
  • 1957: Elkenroth - width field 3 km
  • 1960: Scrubbing field - binding pasture - Elkenroth 14 km
  • 1983: Olpe - Oberasdorf - pain brook- Churches 12 km
  • 1984: Siershahn - Flammersfeld - old person churches 14 km

it remain to 63 km for the passenger traffic, thus less than half of the net.


Since 1. August 2002 becomes the VRS tariff as transition tariff on the rail distances of the railways(e.g. that triumph-strains) in the circle old person churches recognition.

cities and municipalities

(inhabitants to 30. June 2005)

Federation-free municipalities/cities


convention communities with their member municipalities

* Seat of the convention community
  1. Almersbach (468)
  2. Old person churches (Westerwald), city * (6.345)
  3. brook mountain (118)
  4. Berod with Hachenburg (637)
  5. beer brook (619)
  6. bosom living (359)
  7. Eichelhardt (473)
  8. Ersfeld (58)
  9. Fiersbach (269)
  10. Fluter (741)
  11. Forstmehren (153)
  12. Gieleroth (684)
  13. Hasselbach (334)
  14. Helmenzen (828)
  15. Helmeroth (213)
  16. Hemmelzen (228)
  17. hay furs (271)
  18. Hilgenroth (320)
  19. Hirz Maulsbach (300)
  20. Idelberg (51)
  21. Ingelbach (590)
  22. Isert (183)
  23. chain living (242)
  24. Kircheib (534)
  25. Kraam (175)
  26. Mammelzen (1.106)
  27. Mehren (497)
  28. Michelbach (Westerwald) (557)
  29. Neitersen (848)
  30. upper brook (Westerwald) (579)
  31. Oberirsen (675)
  32. Oberwambach (424)
  33. Ölsen (93)
  34. Racksen (153)
  35. Rettersen (350)
  36. beautiful mountain (418)
  37. Sörth (251)
  38. Stürzelbach (263)
  39. people ores (94)
  40. work living (236)
  41. Weyerbusch (1.466)
  42. Wölmersen (422)
  1. when village (1.809)
  2. Betzdorf, city * (10.406)
  3. Green brook (571)
  4. scrubbing field (2.191)
  5. Wallmenroth (1.285)
  1. Daaden * (4.482)
  2. Der (1.144)
  3. Emmerzhausen (760)
  4. peace forest (1.202)
  5. Mauden (116)
  6. Niederdreisbach (981)
  7. NIST hereditary suppl. (439)
  8. protection brook (452)
  9. width field (2.459)
  1. Berzhausen (181)
  2. burden brook (519)
  3. castle Lahr (488)
  4. oaks (599)
  5. owl mountain (58)
  6. Flammersfeld * (1.150)
  7. greed living (106)
  8. liquid manure home (670)
  9. hearing living (Westerwald) (1.929)
  10. Kescheid (136)
  11. Krunkel (673)
  12. lowest A BROOk (191)
  13. upper Lahr (804)
  14. Obernau (144)
  15. Colonel A BROOk (234)
  16. Orfgen (248)
  17. Peter Lahr (305)
  18. Pleckhausen (775)
  19. ripe-separate (404)
  20. rot (454)
  21. Schürdt (286)
  22. Seelbach (Westerwald) (355)
  23. soaps (158)
  24. Walter (134)
  25. Willroth (825)
  26. Ziegenhain (136)
  1. thickness village (375)
  2. Elben (320)
  3. Elkenroth (1.889)
  4. Fensdorf (431)
  5. Gebhardshain * (1.869)
  6. Kausen (811)
  7. mark mountain (1.092)
  8. Molzhain (605)
  9. Nauroth (1.163)
  10. rose home (district old person churches) (782)
  11. stone brook/victory (1.219)
  12. Steineroth (684)
  1. Birkenbeul (479)
  2. Bitzen (832)
  3. Breitscheidt (1.030)
  4. break ore soaps (751)
  5. Etzbach (1.319)
  6. forest (667)
  7. Fürthen (1.294)
  8. Hamm (victory) * (3.374)
  9. Niederirsen (104)
  10. Splendour (1.586)
  11. Roth (1.468)
  12. Seelbach with Hamm (victory) (210)
  1. breaking brook (2.481)
  2. Friesenhagen (1.760)
  3. Harbach (582)
  4. churches (victory), city * (9.195)
  5. tired brook (6.332)
  6. Niederfischbach (4.911)
  1. Birken Honigsessen (2.592)
  2. Hövels (of 706)
  3. Katz angles (victory) (2.034)
  4. central yard (1.149)
  5. Same oh (victory) (853)
  6. knowledge, city * (8.594)

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