Neunkirchen-Seelscheid is a municipality in the Rhein-Sieg district in the southern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Beside the two principal places Neunkirchen and Seelscheid there are numerous smaller localities among the municipality.

Neunkirchen-Seelscheid
Coat of arms of Neunkirchen-Seelscheid
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Location of Neunkirchen-Seelscheid within Rhein-Sieg-Kreis district
Euskirchen (district)Rhein-Erft-KreisRhineland-PalatinateNorth Rhine-WestphaliaCologneRheinisch-Bergischer KreisOberbergischer KreisSwisttalRheinbachAlfterWachtbergMeckenheimBornheimBad HonnefBonnSankt AugustinKönigswinterHennefTroisdorfSiegburgNeunkirchen-SeelscheidLohmarEitorfWindeckMuchRuppichterothNeunkirchen-Seelscheid in SU.svg
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Neunkirchen-Seelscheid is located in Germany
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Neunkirchen-Seelscheid is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Neunkirchen-Seelscheid
Neunkirchen-Seelscheid
Coordinates: 50°52′N 07°20′E / 50.867°N 7.333°E / 50.867; 7.333Coordinates: 50°52′N 07°20′E / 50.867°N 7.333°E / 50.867; 7.333
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictRhein-Sieg-Kreis
Subdivisions59
Government
 • MayorNicole Sander (SPD)
Area
 • Total50.64 km2 (19.55 sq mi)
Elevation
220 m (720 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total19,659
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
53819
Dialling codes02247
Vehicle registrationSU
Websitewww.nk-se.de

GeographyEdit

Neunkirchen-Seelscheid is located 20 km north-east of Bonn and 25 km south-east from Cologne in the southern part of the region of Berg (Bergisches Land). The northwest municipality border is formed by the river course of the Naafbach, while the Bröl acts as the southeast border. The Wahnbach flows through the municipality.

Neighbour municipalitiesEdit

Neighbouring cities are Siegburg, Hennef, Overath and Lohmar. Neighbouring municipalities are Much and Ruppichteroth.

SubdivisionsEdit

Beside the two principal places Neunkirchen (5423) and Seelscheid (5788) there are following localities within the municipality (population between brackets)

Balensiefen (20), Birken (58), Birkenfeld (174), Birkenmühle (5), Brackemich (106), Breiderheide (3), Breitscheid, Bruchhausen (59), Busch (14), Effert (2), Eich (101), Eischeid (508), Gutmühle (39), Hardt (43), Hasenbach (315), Hausen, Hausermühle (71), Heidgen, Heister (110), Herkenrath (137), Hermerath (342), Hermerather Mühle, Herrenwiesermühle, Hochhausen (397), Hohn (101), Höfferhof, Hülscheid (418), Ingersau (62), Ingersaueler Mühle (6), Kaule (37), Kotthausen, Köbach (112), Krahwinkel (200), Meisenbach, Mohlscheid (383), Nackhausen (319), Niederhorbach (164), Niederwennerscheid (507), Oberdorst (364), Oberheister (413), Oberhorbach (64), Oberste Zeith, Oberwennerscheid (432), Ohlig (10), Ohmerath (31), Pinn (45), Pixhof, Pohlhausen (492), Rehwiese (6), Remschoß (254), Rengert (222), Renzert (64), Rippert (128), Schaaren, Scherpekotten (2), Scherpemich, Schöneshof (454), Siefen (34), Söntgerath (134), Stein (125), Steinermühle (19), Straßen (84), Unterste Zeith, Wahlen (22), Wahn (197), Weiert (32), Wende (4), Weesbach, Wiescheid, Wolperath (1288)

PopulationEdit

  • 1998 – 19.515
  • 1999 – 19.874
  • 2000 – 20.079
  • 2001 – 20.328
  • 2002 – 20.674
  • 2003 – 20.898
  • 2004 – 21.020
  • 2005 – 21.000
  • 2006 – 20.946
  • 2007 – 20.902
  • 2008 – 20.868
  • 2009 – 20.855
  • 2010 – 20.822
  • 2011 - 20.756
  • 2012 – 20.613
  • 2013 – 20.497
  • 2014 – 20.593
  • 2015 – 20.958
  • 2016 – 20.158
  • 2017 - 19.758

HistoryEdit

  • ca. 5000 BC - first remains of human settlement
  • 1178 - first documentary mention
  • 1969 Neunkirchen-Seelscheid were made of the two old municipalities Neunkirchen and Seelscheid

PoliticsEdit

The 34 seats of the municipal council consist of:

Twin townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.

See alsoEdit