Vettweiß (alternative spelling: Vettweiss) is a municipality in the district of Düren in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located approximately 10 km south-east of Düren.

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Coat of arms of Vettweiß
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Location of Vettweiß within Düren district
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Vettweiß is located in Germany
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Vettweiß is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
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Coordinates: 50°44′20″N 06°35′50″E / 50.73889°N 6.59722°E / 50.73889; 6.59722Coordinates: 50°44′20″N 06°35′50″E / 50.73889°N 6.59722°E / 50.73889; 6.59722
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictDüren
Government
 • MayorJoachim Kunth
Area
 • Total83.14 km2 (32.10 sq mi)
Elevation
158 m (518 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,369
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
52391
Dialling codes02424, 02425 (Ginnick)
Vehicle registrationDN
Websitewww.vettweiss.de

Division of the municipalityEdit

Vettweiß consists of 11 villages:

  • Vettweiß with Kettenheim
  • Froitzheim with Frangenheim
  • Ginnick
  • Soller
  • Jakobwüllesheim
  • Kelz
  • Lüxheim
  • Gladbach with Mersheim
  • Müddersheim
  • Disternich
  • Sievernich

PoliticsEdit

Town councilEdit

  • CDU: 15 seats
  • BI: 5 seas
  • SPD: 6 seats
  • Alliance 90/The Greens: 2 seats

(Elections in May 2014)

MayorEdit

Joachim Kunth was elected mayor in September 2015. [2][circular reference]

ReferencesEdit

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