Arnshöfen

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Arnshöfen
Coat of arms of Arnshöfen
Coat of arms
Location of Arnshöfen within Westerwaldkreis district
Arnshöfen im Westerwaldkreis.png
Arnshöfen is located in Germany
Arnshöfen
Arnshöfen
Arnshöfen is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Arnshöfen
Arnshöfen
Coordinates: 50°32′26″N 7°52′12″E / 50.54056°N 7.87000°E / 50.54056; 7.87000Coordinates: 50°32′26″N 7°52′12″E / 50.54056°N 7.87000°E / 50.54056; 7.87000
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictWesterwaldkreis
Municipal assoc.Wallmerod
Subdivisions4 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorHeribert Metternich
Area
 • Total2.94 km2 (1.14 sq mi)
Elevation
412 m (1,352 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total148
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
56244
Dialling codes02666
Vehicle registrationWW
Websitewww.arnshoefen.de

Arnshöfen is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Wallmerod, a kind of collective municipality.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The community lies in the Westerwald between Montabaur and Hachenburg, right near the Westerwald Lake Plateau.

Constituent communities[edit]

Arnshöfen’s Ortsteile are Arnshöfen, Etzelbach and Niederdorf.

History[edit]

In 1525, Arnshöfen had its first documentary mention.

Politics[edit]

Community council[edit]

The council is made up of 6 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 7 June 2009.

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Right through the community runs Bundesstraße 8, which links Altenkirchen (Westerwald) and Limburg an der Lahn. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Montabaur on Bundesautobahn 3 (CologneFrankfurt am Main), some 15 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

References[edit]

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

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