District Bernkastel Wittlich

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Wappen des Landkreises Bernkastel-Wittlich Lage des Landkreises Bernkastel-Wittlich in Deutschland
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Land of the Federal Republic: Rhineland-Palatinate
administrative seat: Wittlich
surface: 1,178 km ²
inhabitants: 114.173 (31. October 2005)
Population density: 97 inhabitants for each km ²
circle keys: 07 2 31
Kfz characteristics: WIL
circle arrangement: 108 municipalities
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District administration:
Cure prince road 16
54516 Wittlich
Website: www.bernkastel-wittlich.de
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Politics
Landrätin: Beate läsch-weber (CDU)
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Lage des Landkreises Bernkastel-Wittlich in Rheinland-Pfalz

the district Bernkastel Wittlich is a district in the west of Rhineland-Palatinate. It borders in the south and the west on the district Trier Saarburg, in the west to the district Bitburg Prüm, in the north to the district Daun and in the east to the districts Cochem cell, Rhine Hunsrück and Birkenfeld.

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geography the district to both sides of the Mosel, which flow through the circle from southwest to northeast. In the north the landscape rises to the Eifel , in the south to the Hunsrück. In the extremeThe south of the circle lies the highest mountain of the Hunsrücks, the inheritance head (816 m), at the same time highest mountain of Rhineland-Palatinate.

history

the today's circle area of Bernkastel Wittlich was end 18. Century into many territories splinters. 1815 found accomodation itPrussian administration and 1816 developed the two circles Bernkastel and Wittlich, which with the circle reform 1969 to the today's district was combined, whereby also still some municipalities of the dissolved district cell were included.

coat of arms

description: Under silverSign head with continuous red cross a in-curved, ascending, of red and silver geschachtete point; right in gold a red cancer, left in red of two upright silver keys, their closing sheets are half one on the other put (coat of arms permission 21. December 1971)

Meaning: ThatCross stands for the ore diocese Trier, which controlled the predominant part of the circle area. The two keys are taken from the coat of arms of the city Wittlich. The cancer stands for cardinal Nikolaus of Kues, actual name Cryfftz (=Krebs) and red-silver chess forthe county Sponheim, to that among other things the city Traben Trarbach belonged.

traffic

the main course Koblenz opened by the Prussian state railway 1879 - Trier follows the loops of the valley in the circle area not, but leads in some distance rather straight-linedthere. Only the 1883 built pass course (Bullay -) Pünderich - Traben Trarbach is because of the Moselufer.

In the same year the district town at that time Bernkastel Kues received a connection with the station Wengerohr - today Wittlich Hbf - from the main route. 1885 followed a branch courseafter the city Wittlich, which was extended 1909/1910 up to the neighbour district town Daun.

On the Hunsrückhöhe continued to operate since 1902 a secondary line from Simmern to Morbach and 1903 to Hermeskeil.

The numerous cities and villages to the Mosel became only throughthe Moselbahn AG in the years 1903-05 attached to the turns of the valley a following Kleinbahn, which was enough from Trier to Bullay.

A narrow-gauge railway created by the general German small course company in the year 1900 particularly for the goods traffic connected being fieldwith the distance Cologne - Trier in the station Philipps home.

The extensive railway system of 175 km length was reduced in the years 1950 to 1988 by 134 km:

  • 1950: Philipps home - being field 1 km (trace: 750 mm)
  • of 1961: Traben Trarbach east- Reil east - Bullay south 12 km
  • 1962: Niederemmel Piesport - Traben Trarbach east 38 km
  • 1966: Neumagen Dhron - Niederemmel Piesport 4 km
  • 1968: Trier - footstep home - Neumagen Dhron 5 km
  • 1976: Simmern - Morbach - Dhronecken - Hermeskeil 32 km
  • 1981:Wittlich - Manderscheid Pantenburg - Daun 23 km
  • 1985: Wittlich Hbf - Bernkastel Kues 15 km
  • 1988: Wittlich Hbf - Wittlich now

only the main route with a secondary line (Bullay - Traben Trarbach) covers 4 km, altogether thus 41 km.

By thatCircle area the federal motorways A 1 Trier Koblenz and A 60 (Lüttich - cross Wittlich) lead, whose continuation as B 50 again over the Hunsrück toward Rhine Main - area is planned. Furthermore the federal highways pull B 50, B 53 and B through 327(Hunsrückhöhenstrasse) the district.

politics

with the elections to the Kreistag to 13. June 2004 resulted the following election result:

  1. CDU 52.4% (- 0.5) - of 22 seats (=)
  2. SPD 21.7% (- 7.1) - of 9 seats (- 3)
  3. FWG 8.1% (+2,0) -3 seats (=)
  4. FDP 8.0% (+2,8) - 3 seats (+1)
  5. alliance 90/Die the Green 6.3% (+1,4) - 3 seats (+1)
  6. combination citizen for citizen (VBB) 3.3%. (+1,2) - 1 seat (=)

cities and municipalities

(inhabitants to 30. June2005)< /br> </br>

Federation-free municipalities/cities


convention communities with its member municipalities

seat of the convention community *
  1. Bernkastel Kues, city * (6.812)
  2. brown mountain (1.152)
  3. castles (584)
  4. ground connection (402)
  5. fermenting living (227)
  6. Graachto the Mosel (735)
  7. high-separate (264)
  8. Kesten (362)
  9. Kleinich (732)
  10. coming (281)
  11. Lieser (1.174)
  12. Lösnich (428)
  13. Longkamp (1.154)
  14. Maring Noviand (1.522)
  15. Monzelfeld (1.268)
  16. Mülheim (Mosel) (952)
  17. Ürzig (914)
  18. Veldenz (944)
  19. Wintrich (947)
  20. Zeltingen Rachtig (2.306)
  1. building village (1.353)
  2. rascal (961)
  3. Diefenbach (74)
  4. river brook (465)
  5. hone home (851)
  6. Kinderbeuern (1.086)
  7. Kinheim (828)
  8. Kröv * (2.322)
  9. Reil (1.143)
  10. want-who-separate (62)
  1. bed field (731)
  2. Dierfeld (7)
  3. hitting a corner field (364)
  4. Eisenschmitt (326)
  5. Gipperath (259)
  6. Greimerath (227)
  7. large suffering gene (1.028)
  8. Hasborn (561)
  9. Karl (223)
  10. Laufeld (499)
  11. One-the-separate * (1.304)
  12. sea field (358)
  13. Musweiler (64)
  14. Niederöfflingen (465)
  15. Niederscheidweiler (276)
  16. Oberöfflingen (300)
  17. Oberscheidweiler (192)
  18. Pantenburg (262)
  19. Schladt (111)
  20. black fount (46)
  21. barrier-separate (358)
  1. min home (496)
  2. Neumagen Dhron * (2.327)
  3. Piesport (2.023)
  4. footstep home (1.130)
  1. Mountain light (501)
  2. broad (275)
  3. Büdlich (202)
  4. Burtscheid (127)
  5. Deuselbach (262)
  6. Dhronecken (131)
  7. Etgert (57)
  8. Gielert (158)
  9. Gräfendhron (116)
  10. heath castle (730)
  11. Hilscheid (273)
  12. Horath (454)
  13. Immert (174)
  14. gap castle (98)
  15. mark fount (1.440)
  16. Merschbach (36)
  17. nine-churches (138)
  18. Rorodt (57)
  19. beautiful mountain (242)
  20. Talling (214)
  21. Thalfang * (1.803)
  1. castle (Mosel) (442)
  2. Enkirch (1.642)
  3. Irmenach (748)
  4. Lötzbeuren (501)
  5. strong castle (239)
  6. Traben Trarbach, city * (6.040)
  1. oldsmell (1.540)
  2. Arenrath (347)
  3. Bergweiler (879)
  4. being field (1.114)
  5. break (492)
  6. Dierscheid (158)
  7. Dodenburg (102)
  8. Dreis (1.391)
  9. Esch (424)
  10. Gladbach (of 367)
  11. hedge cathedrals (120)
  12. Heidweiler (196)
  13. Hetzerath (2.036)
  14. Hupperath (609)
  15. Klausen (1.338)
  16. landseparate (2.091)
  17. less suffering gene (685)
  18. Niersbach (730)
  19. Osann Monzel (1.658)
  20. plates (891)
  21. Plein (670)
  22. Rivenich (736)
  23. Salmtal (2.380)
  24. Sehlem (890)

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