Simmerath is a municipality in the district of Aachen, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located approximately 20 km south-east of Aachen, near the border to Belgium.

Simmerath
Coat of arms of Simmerath
Coat of arms
Location of Simmerath within Aachen district
Simmerath in AC.svg
Simmerath is located in Germany
Simmerath
Simmerath
Simmerath is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Simmerath
Simmerath
Coordinates: 50°36′25″N 6°18′00″E / 50.60694°N 6.30000°E / 50.60694; 6.30000Coordinates: 50°36′25″N 6°18′00″E / 50.60694°N 6.30000°E / 50.60694; 6.30000
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictAachen
Subdivisions17
Government
 • MayorKarl-Heinz Hermanns (CDU)
Area
 • Total111.430 km2 (43.023 sq mi)
Elevation
280 - 560 m (−1,560 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total15,377
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
52152
Dialling codes02473
Vehicle registrationAC, MON
Websitewww.simmerath.de

The administrative area was expanded in 1972 and includes the following localities:

  • Dedenborn
  • Eicherscheid
  • Einruhr
  • Erkensruhr
  • Hammer
  • Hirschrott
  • Huppenbroich
  • Kesternich
  • Lammersdorf
  • Paustenbach
  • Rollesbroich
  • Rurberg
  • Simmerath
  • Steckenborn
  • Strauch
  • Witzerath
  • Woffelsbach

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ReferencesEdit

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