Vollmersweiler is a municipality in the district of Germersheim, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Vollmersweiler
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Coat of arms of Vollmersweiler
Coat of arms
Location of Vollmersweiler within Germersheim district
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Vollmersweiler is located in Germany
Vollmersweiler
Vollmersweiler
Vollmersweiler is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Vollmersweiler
Vollmersweiler
Coordinates: 49°03′53″N 08°04′37″E / 49.06472°N 8.07694°E / 49.06472; 8.07694Coordinates: 49°03′53″N 08°04′37″E / 49.06472°N 8.07694°E / 49.06472; 8.07694
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictGermersheim
Municipal assoc.Kandel
Government
 • MayorElvira Oberle (SPD)
Area
 • Total2.18 km2 (0.84 sq mi)
Elevation
142 m (466 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total198
 • Density91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
76744
Dialling codes06340
Vehicle registrationGER
Websitewww.vg-kandel.de

LocationEdit

The village is located in the southern Palatinate between Karlsruhe and Landau. Since 1972 the community has belonged to the Kandel municipal association, whose administrative headquarters is in the town of Kandel.

HistoryEdit

Vollmersweiler once belonged to the lords of Guttenberg castle. For a time in the 18th Century it shared a Schultheiß with the town of Niederotterbach on the west.

ReligionEdit

In 2007, 50% of the population was Protestant and 24.8% Catholic. The remainder belonged to a different religion or none.[2]

GovernmentEdit

The council consists of seven council members, including the Mayor. It was elected in municipal elections on June 13, 2004. Elvira Oberle (SPD) has been Mayor of since 1991.

Coat of armsEdit

The blazon of the arms is: In red a slanting silver plowblade.

It was approved in 1931 by the Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior and goes back to a common judicial seal of and Niederotterbach from the year 1581.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.
  2. ^ KommWis, Stand: 30.11.2007 Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Karl Heinz Debus: Das große Wappenbuch der Pfalz. Neustadt an der Weinstraße 1988, ISBN 3-9801574-2-3

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