Hellenthal

Hellenthal is a municipality in the district of Euskirchen in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located in the Eifel hills, near the border with Belgium, approx. 30 km south-west of Euskirchen and 40 km south-east of Aachen.

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Coat of arms of Hellenthal
Coat of arms
Location of Hellenthal within Euskirchen district
Euskirchen (district)North Rhine-WestphaliaRhein-Sieg-KreisRhein-Erft-KreisDüren (district)Rhineland-PalatinateAachen (district)BelgiumBlankenheimEuskirchenSchleidenBad MünstereifelWeilerswistHellenthalNettersheimMechernichZülpichKallDahlemHellenthal in EU.svg
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Hellenthal is located in Germany
Hellenthal
Hellenthal
Hellenthal is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Hellenthal
Hellenthal
Coordinates: 50°28′59″N 06°25′59″E / 50.48306°N 6.43306°E / 50.48306; 6.43306Coordinates: 50°28′59″N 06°25′59″E / 50.48306°N 6.43306°E / 50.48306; 6.43306
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictEuskirchen
Government
 • MayorManfred Ernst
Area
 • Total138 km2 (53 sq mi)
Elevation
537 m (1,762 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,863
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
53940
Dialling codes02482, 02448
Vehicle registrationEU
Websitewww.hellenthal.de

The village of Reifferscheid, part of the municipality of Hellenthal, is dominated by the ruins of Reifferscheid Castle, the seat of a medieval principality, see Salm. Another village within the municipality, Blumenthal, features ironworks industry area.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2019" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 17 June 2020.