Hauenstein is a municipality in the Südwestpfalz district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated in the Palatinate forest, approximately 20 km east of Pirmasens, and 20 km west of Landau.

Hauenstein
German Shoe Museum
German Shoe Museum
Coat of arms of Hauenstein
Coat of arms
Location of Hauenstein within Südwestpfalz district
Hauenstein in PS.svg
Hauenstein is located in Germany
Hauenstein
Hauenstein
Hauenstein is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Hauenstein
Hauenstein
Coordinates: 49°11′N 7°52′E / 49.183°N 7.867°E / 49.183; 7.867Coordinates: 49°11′N 7°52′E / 49.183°N 7.867°E / 49.183; 7.867
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictSüdwestpfalz
Municipal assoc.Hauenstein
Government
 • MayorBernhard Rödig (FDP)
Area
 • Total13.91 km2 (5.37 sq mi)
Elevation
348 m (1,142 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,992
 • Density290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
76846
Dialling codes06392
Vehicle registrationPS
Websitewww.hauenstein.de

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

It is an important centre for the shoe industry, and is home to the German Shoe Museum (Deutsches Schuhmuseum).

Shoe shopping centre

ReferencesEdit

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