Mendig is a small town in the district Mayen-Koblenz, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated approximately 6 km north-east of Mayen, and 25 km west of Koblenz.

Mendig
Coat of arms of Mendig
Coat of arms
Location of Mendig within Mayen-Koblenz district
Mendig in MYK.PNG
Mendig is located in Germany
Mendig
Mendig
Mendig is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Mendig
Mendig
Coordinates: 50°22′28″N 7°16′51″E / 50.37444°N 7.28083°E / 50.37444; 7.28083Coordinates: 50°22′28″N 7°16′51″E / 50.37444°N 7.28083°E / 50.37444; 7.28083
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictMayen-Koblenz
Municipal assoc.Mendig
Government
 • MayorHans Peter Ammel
Area
 • Total23.78 km2 (9.18 sq mi)
Elevation
220 m (720 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total8,895
 • Density370/km2 (970/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
56743
Dialling codes02652
Vehicle registrationMYK, MY
Websitewww.mendig.de

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

PersonalityEdit

  • Rosemarie Nitribitt (1933-1957), spent her childhood in foster care in the Mendig Kaplan-slip road
  • Andrea Nahles (born 1970), politician, Member of Bundestag (SPD) and currently Minister for Labour and Social Affairs

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

Mendig is the new home for the popular rockfestival "Rock am Ring" 2015