Dierdorf is a municipality in the district of Neuwied, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated in the Westerwald, approx. 20 km northeast of Neuwied, and 20 km north of Koblenz.

Dierdorf
Dierdorf Blick vom Uhrturm.jpg
Coat of arms of Dierdorf
Coat of arms
Location of Dierdorf within Neuwied district
Dierdorf in NR.svg
Dierdorf is located in Germany
Dierdorf
Dierdorf
Dierdorf is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Dierdorf
Dierdorf
Coordinates: 50°32′56″N 7°39′34″E / 50.54889°N 7.65944°E / 50.54889; 7.65944Coordinates: 50°32′56″N 7°39′34″E / 50.54889°N 7.65944°E / 50.54889; 7.65944
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictNeuwied
Municipal assoc.Dierdorf
Subdivisions5
Government
 • MayorThomas Vis
Area
 • Total31.90 km2 (12.32 sq mi)
Elevation
240 m (790 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,700
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
56269
Dialling codes02689
Vehicle registrationNR
Websitewww.dierdorf.de

Dierdorf is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Dierdorf.

Dierdorf Protestant church

Local councilEdit

The elections in May 2014 showed the following results.

[2]

Election SPD CDU FDP Free Voters Total
2014 6 12 2 2 22 Seats
2009 8 9 3 2 22 Seats

Sister cityEdit

Dierdorf is the sister city of Fountain Hills (USA), Courtisols (France) and Krotoszyn (Poland).

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

  • Eva Grebel (born 1966), astronomer, professor at the Center for Astronomy at the University of Heidelberg
  • Juan Holgado (born 1968), Spanish archer (Olympic champion 1992)
  • Samir El-Assal (born 1966), C.E.O of Frank GmbH

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.
  2. ^ Der Landeswahlleiter Rheinland-Pfalz: Kommunalwahl 2014, Stadt- und Gemeinderatswahlen