Steinefrenz

Steinefrenz is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Steinefrenz
Coat of arms of Steinefrenz
Coat of arms
Location of Steinefrenz within Westerwaldkreis district
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Steinefrenz is located in Germany
Steinefrenz
Steinefrenz
Steinefrenz is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Steinefrenz
Steinefrenz
Coordinates: 50°27′33″N 07°55′57″E / 50.45917°N 7.93250°E / 50.45917; 7.93250Coordinates: 50°27′33″N 07°55′57″E / 50.45917°N 7.93250°E / 50.45917; 7.93250
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictWesterwaldkreis
Municipal assoc.Wallmerod
Government
 • MayorKlaus-Dieter Kühner
Area
 • Total4.86 km2 (1.88 sq mi)
Elevation
275 m (902 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total796
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
56414
Dialling codes06435
Vehicle registrationWW
Websitewww.steinefrenz.de

Steinefrenz is located in the administrative district Westerwaldkreis and has a population of 781 people.

GeographyEdit

LocationEdit

The community is located within the Westerwald, between Montabaur and Limburg an der Lahn and 25 km away from Koblenz. It is associated to the Verbandsgemeinde of Wallmerod an association of municipalities having its seat in the same-named town.

HistoryEdit

In 959 Steinefrenz had its first documentary mention as Brencede.

PoliticsEdit

Community councilEdit

The council is made up of 12 council members who are elected for a period of four years in a majority vote in a municipal election.

Economy and infrastructureEdit

TransportEdit

East of the community runs Bundesstraße 8, linking Limburg an der Lahn and Hennef. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Diez on the A 3 (CologneFrankfurt), some 7 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stops are Montabaur station and Limburg Süd station on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line. It has a station on the Lower Westerwald Railway Unterwesterwaldbahn from Limburg to Siershahn.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2019, Kreise, Gemeinden, Verbandsgemeinden". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2020.

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