District Kusel

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Wappen des Landkreises Kusel Lage des Landkreises Kusel in Deutschland
base data
Land of the Federal Republic: Rhineland-Palatinate
administrative seat: Kusel
surface: 573.42 km ²
inhabitants: 76.608 (31. October 2005)
Population density: 134 inhabitants for each km ²
circle keys: 07 3 36
Kfz characteristics: KUS
circle arrangement: 98 municipalities
address that
District administration:
Trierer road 49-51
66869 Kusel
Website: www.landkreis-kusel.de
E-Mail address:
Politics
land advice: Dr. Winfried Hirschberger (SPD)
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Lage des Landkreises Kusel in Rheinland-Pfalz

the district Kusel is a circle in the southwest of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Neighbouring circles are (after the clockwise direction): District Birkenfeld, district Bad Kreuznach, Donnersbergkreis, Landkreis Kaiserslautern, Saarpfalz circle, district nine-churches and district pc. Spiral.

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work on

] geography the district Kusel in the Nordpfälzer. Highest collections are the stone mountain (406 m), the Potzberg (562 m) and the king mountain (568 m). Largest rivers are the loud and the Glan. In the south hasthe circle portion to the Kaiserslauterner lowers.

history

the circle Kusel became at the beginning 19. Century as administrative district based, when the Pfalz fell at Bavaria, 1939 into the district Kusel transfer. 1947 left the Ostertaler of places east hereditary backs,Hoof, Marth, hall, Niederkirchen and Bubach (today municipality Ottweiler) after a popular vote the circle; Main objective of the Ostertaler population was the job security for humans working usually in the Saarland. The fears seemed justified, since 1929 was the Pfälzer first,by dismissals in the French administered Saargebiet also at that time were affected. With the circle reform 1969/72 the borders of the district were somewhat changed, when parts of the circle Birkenfeld were assigned; it concerned thereby most that north the Glanlying places in the today's circle area.

politics

of land advice

  • 1999 - today Dr. Winfried Hirschberger

Kreistag

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

  1. SPD 40.7% (- 10.3) - 15Seats (- 7)
  2. CDU 33.4% (+5,0) - of 13 seats (+1)
  3. WGR 16.0% (+7,5) - 6 seats (the +3)
  4. GREENS 5.0% (+1,1) - 2 seats (=)
  5. FDP 4.8% (+1,2) - 2 seats (+1)
  6. other 0.0% (- 4.7) - 0 seats (- 2)

due to sinking numbers of inhabitantsin the last years the number of the seats in the Kreistag of 42 to 38 was reduced.

coat of arms

description:

Split: In front in black a left-turned, red reinforced golden lion, in the back in silver red reinforce, bluerLion. (Coat of arms permission 13. December 1965)

Meaning:

The two lions stand for the two rule, which divided the predominant circle area in former times, the golden lion of the rule Pfalz Zweibrücken and the blue lion of the county Veldenz.

traffic

In the district Kusel builds the society of the Pfälzi north courses the Eisenbahnnetz. 1868 were already connected the district town Kusel with land chair. Fifteen years later - 1883 - the line Kaiserslautern developed - for Lauterecken Grumbach. From here 1896 continued to be valley downward intoDirection close valley toward Odernheim. In the opposite direction one could drive starting from 1904 to Altenglan and under use of the Kuseler course further from Glan Münchweiler to Homburg.

For military reasons the German National Railroad 1936 continued to lead the Kuseler distance after black ground connection andnow a network of 81 km possessed length in the today's circle area. Of it over half one shut down:

  • 1951: Kusel - Pfeffelbach (- black ground connection) 9 km
  • 1981: Homburg - Waldmohr - hunter castle (- Homburg) 12 km
  • 1985: Altenglan - Lauterecken Grumbach 20km
  • 1986: Lauterecken Grumbach - desert brook (- pilot the home) 8 km


By the circle area the federal motorway A leads 62 Pirmasens - Kusel - Birkenfeld. Furthermore several federal highways and circle roads pull the circle area through, under it B 420 and B 423.

cities and municipalities

(inhabitants to 30. June 2005)

Convention communities with its member municipalities

seat of the convention community *

  1. Altenglan * (3.020)
  2. Bedesbach (786)
  3. Bose brook (830)
  4. Elzweiler (149)
  5. earth brook (623)
  6. Föckelberg (403)
  7. Horschbach (266)
  8. nine-churches at the Potzberg (459)
  9. Niederalben (343)
  10. lowest on brook (298)
  11. Colonel on brook (270)
  12. Rammelsbach (1.745)
  13. Rathsweiler (179)
  14. Rutsweiler at the Glan (366)
  15. Ulmet (757)
  16. Welchweiler (214)
  1. boron fount (391)
  2. Glan Münchweiler * (1.219)
  3. Henschtal (384)
  4. Herschweiler Pettersheim (1.365)
  5. Hüffler (596)
  6. Krottelbach (772)
  7. long brook (479)
  8. Matzenbach (694)
  9. Nanzdietschweiler (1.275)
  10. Quirnbach/Pfalz (556)
  11. Rehweiler (475)
  12. Steinbach at the Glan (953)
  13. illusion ways (747)
  1. Albessen (136)
  2. blue brook (451)
  3. because because he glad brook (302)
  4. Ehweiler (191)
  5. Etschberg (646)
  6. Haschbach at the Remigiusberg (733)
  7. Herchweiler (575)
  8. Körborn (362)
  9. Konken (794)
  10. Kusel, city * (5.183)
  11. upper albums (266)
  12. Pfeffelbach (1.025)
  13. Reichweiler (558)
  14. Ruthweiler (526)
  15. Schellweiler (562)
  16. Selchenbach (383)
  17. Thallichtenberg (608)
  18. Theisbergstegen (713)
  1. Adenbach (189)
  2. Buborn (159)
  3. Cronenberg (169)
  4. Deimberg (112)
  5. Ginsweiler (341)
  6. Glanbrücken (531)
  7. Grumbach (528)
  8. Hausweiler (56)
  9. Heinz living (309)
  10. gentleman Sulzbach (195)
  11. Hohenöllen (392)
  12. Homberg (221)
  13. Hoppstädten (353)
  14. Kappeln (181)
  15. Kirrweiler (198)
  16. Langweiler (279)
  17. loud corners, city * (2.274)
  18. Lohnweiler (461)
  19. Medard (518)
  20. Merzweiler (203)
  21. Nerzweiler (129)
  22. desert brook (934)
  23. open brook dog home (1.304)
  24. sank Julian (1.271)
  25. Unterjeckenbach (102)
  26. Wiesweiler (476)
  1. old person churches (Pfalz) (1.380)
  2. Bridges (Pfalz) (2.339)
  3. Dittweiler (932)
  4. glad yards (586)
  5. Gries (1.019)
  6. ohm brook (846)
  7. beautiful mountain excavator bucket mountain * (5.774)
  1. width brook (2.099)
  2. Dunzweiler (972)
  3. Waldmohr * (5.379)
  1. Aschbach (364)
  2. Einöllen (493)
  3. Essweiler (467)
  4. Hefersweiler (515)
  5. Hinzweiler (427)
  6. Jettenbach (854)
  7. Kreimbach Kaulbach (959)
  8. Nut brook (644)
  9. Oberweiler in the valley (160)
  10. upper because he depth brook (325)
  11. Reipoltskirchen (403)
  12. Relsberg (205)
  13. Rothselberg (723)
  14. Rutsweiler at the loud (387)
  15. wolf stone, city * (2.020)

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