Hardt is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Hardt
Coat of arms of Hardt
Coat of arms
Location of Hardt within Westerwaldkreis district
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Hardt is located in Germany
Hardt
Hardt
Hardt is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Hardt
Hardt
Coordinates: 50°38′07″N 7°55′12″E / 50.63528°N 7.92000°E / 50.63528; 7.92000Coordinates: 50°38′07″N 7°55′12″E / 50.63528°N 7.92000°E / 50.63528; 7.92000
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictWesterwaldkreis
Municipal assoc.Bad Marienberg (Westerwald)
Government
 • MayorUrsula Martain
Area
 • Total1.88 km2 (0.73 sq mi)
Elevation
410 m (1,350 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total450
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
56472
Dialling codes02661
Vehicle registrationWW
Websitewww.bad-marienberg.de

GeographyEdit

LocationEdit

The community lies in the Westerwald between Limburg and Siegen. The river, Nister, which is part of the Sieg drainage basin, flows east to west through the municipal area. Hardt belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Bad Marienberg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

PoliticsEdit

Community councilEdit

The council is made up of 8 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 7 June 2009.

Economy and infrastructureEdit

TransportEdit

The nearest Autobahn interchanges are Montabaur on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt), some 27 km away, and Haiger/Burbach on the A 45 (DortmundHanau), some 25 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

ReferencesEdit

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

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