Ramberg is a municipality in Südliche Weinstraße district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, western Germany.

Ramberg
Ramberg von Neuscharfeneck-14-Ramburg-gje.jpg
Coat of arms of Ramberg
Coat of arms
Location of Ramberg within Südliche Weinstraße district
Ramberg in SÜW.svg
Ramberg is located in Germany
Ramberg
Ramberg
Ramberg is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Ramberg
Ramberg
Coordinates: 49°15′44″N 8°00′34″E / 49.26222°N 8.00944°E / 49.26222; 8.00944Coordinates: 49°15′44″N 8°00′34″E / 49.26222°N 8.00944°E / 49.26222; 8.00944
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictSüdliche Weinstraße
Municipal assoc.Annweiler am Trifels
Government
 • MayorJuergen Munz
Area
 • Total7.75 km2 (2.99 sq mi)
Elevation
237 m (778 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total964
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
76857
Dialling codes06345
Vehicle registrationSÜW
Websitewww.ramberg.de

LocationEdit

Ramberg lies in the Palatine Forest Nature Park around 7 km (as the crow flies) north-northeast of Annweiler am Trifels. The Dernbach stream, a tributary of the Eisbach, flows through the village from north to south direction and the village itself is surrounded by forested hills. A few hundred metres north of the built-up area is the valley of Holpertal.

On the Schlossberg ("castle hill"), which rises above the village, are the ruins of the castle of Ramburg. Other ruins near Ramberg are: Frankenfelsen Castle, Meistersel Castle and Neuscharfeneck Castle. Prominent hills within the municipality include the Drenselberg (524 m), the Schindl Kopf (510 m) and the Hühnerkopf (477 m).

 
Brushmakers' Museum

The Brushmakers' Museum (German: Bürstenbindermuseum Ramberg) in Ramberg is a local history museum.

The neighbouring villages - clockwise - are Roschbach, Edesheim, Rhodt unter Rietburg, Weyher in der Pfalz, Edesheim, Hainfeld (Pfalz), Burrweiler, Flemlingen, Dernbach (Pfalz), Böchingen, Walsheim and Burrweiler.

ReferencesEdit

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