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|Land of the Federal Republic:||Rhineland-Palatinate|
|surface:||777 km ²|
|inhabitants:||87.918 (31. October 2005)|
|Population density:||113 inhabitants for each km ²|
|circle keys:||07 1 34|
|circle arrangement:||96 municipalities|
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| Snow meadow road 25|
|land advice:||Axel Redmer (SPD)|
the district Birkenfeld is a district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is surrounded (in the clockwise direction) by the districts pc. Spiral (Saarland), Trier Saarburg and Bernkastel Wittlich, of the Rhine Hunsrück circle and by the districts Bad Kreuznach and Kusel.
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the close one flow from the west eastward by the southern part of the circle Birkenfeld. The area north the river is determined by the low mountain range Hunsrück, its highest point the inheritance head with 816 m and. N.N. (Message, weather forecast) is. Inthe troop exercise area Baumholder is appropriate for southern circle area (westsmell ), with whose application 14 municipalities with approximately 4,000 inhabitants had to leave their homeland.
historical seen is the close boundary line between two regions: Birkenfeld north the close one, and Lichtenberg souththe river. The region belonged 1800 ago to different rule. To the Viennese congress came Birkenfeld 1815 to the duchy Oldenburg, not however in the today's borders; Lichtenberg however to the Principality of Saxonia Coburg. Both states had thus a Exklave westthe Rhine.1834 were sold the country raised to the Principality of Lichtenberg at Prussia, which the area into the circle sank spiral integrated. The circle Birkenfeld remained first oldenburgisch.
After that 1. World war became the southern part of the circle sank spiralthe Saarland slammed shut, the part remaining with Prussia was called from now on remainder circle sank spiral. In the context of the large Hamburg law went at the 1. April 1937 the oldenburgische circle Birkenfeld in the exchange for Wilhelmshaven likewise on the country Prussia over, which it that Rhine province attached and with the remainder circle sank spiral combined. The district Birkenfeld was slightly changed thereafter still several marks increased now, until it reached 1970 its current expansion.
- William harsh ore game (1937until 1945)
- Valentin Eibes (1945, of 12. until 17 March)
- Karl rivets (1945 to 1946)
- Jakob Hepp SPD (1946 to 1956)
- Dr. Roll ago Beyer SPD (1957 to 1982)
- Dr. Ernst Theilen SPD (1982 to 1994)
- Wolfgang Hey SPD (1995 to2003)
- Axel Redmer SPD since 20. February 2003
the Kreistag of the district Birkenfeld builds itself up, since the local election in June 2004, as follows:
- CDU 41.5% (+0,8) - 18 seats (+1)
- SPD 37.3% (- 6.7) - 16Seats (- 2)
- FDP 9.3% (+3,2) - of 4 seats (+1)
- free ones list circle Birkenfeld 4.8% (+0,5) - 2 seats (=)
- list of independent citizens/inside 4.2% (+4,2) - 2 seats (+2)
- other 2.5% (- 2.0) - of 0 seats (- 2)
coat of arms
Geschachtet of red and silver; occupied with a red gezungten, golden crowned and golden reinforced blue lion (coat of arms award 28. July 1949)
In the close valley the Rhinenear railway company opened in the year 1859 a line ofBad Kreuznach to Idar Oberstein, which was resumed in the following year toward Saarbruecken.
1880 the Birkenfelder local railway GmbH of the station new bridge manufactured the connection to the district town out. A pass course from home brook to Baumholder with its troop exercise area became1912 of the Prussian state railway build. On both distances the passenger traffic is 1962 and/or. 1981 adjusted.
cities and municipalities
(inhabitants to 30. June 2005)< /br> </br> Federation-free municipalities/cities
- Idar Oberstein, large city circle-belonging (32.254)
convention communities with theirMember municipalities
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