Flammersfeld is a municipality in the district of Altenkirchen, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated in the Westerwald, approx. 35 km north of Koblenz.

Flammersfeld
Coat of arms of Flammersfeld
Coat of arms
Location of Flammersfeld within Altenkirchen district
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Flammersfeld is located in Germany
Flammersfeld
Flammersfeld
Flammersfeld is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Flammersfeld
Flammersfeld
Coordinates: 50°38′52″N 7°31′35″E / 50.64778°N 7.52639°E / 50.64778; 7.52639Coordinates: 50°38′52″N 7°31′35″E / 50.64778°N 7.52639°E / 50.64778; 7.52639
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictAltenkirchen
Municipal assoc.Flammersfeld
Government
 • MayorHella Becker (CDU)
Area
 • Total4.06 km2 (1.57 sq mi)
Elevation
270 m (890 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,337
 • Density330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
57632
Dialling codes02685
Vehicle registrationAK
Websitewww.gemeinde-flammersfeld.de

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

People from the villageEdit

  • Andreas Balzar (known as Balzar of Flammersfeld, 1769–1797) poacher, robber and Freischärler who fought the French
  • Emil Bettgenhäuser (1906–1982), politician (SPD), MdB, MdL Rhineland-Palatinate
  • W. Gies (born 1945), fine art
  • Emil Müller (1890–1967), politician (SPD), MdL Rhineland-Palatinate, Bürgermeister of Flammersfeld
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen (1818-1888), mayor in 1848, early founder of credit unions and cooperatives


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.