Bölsberg

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

Bölsberg
Location of Bölsberg within Westerwaldkreis district
Bölsberg im Westerwaldkreis.png
Bölsberg is located in Germany
Bölsberg
Bölsberg
Bölsberg is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Bölsberg
Bölsberg
Coordinates: 50°40′07″N 7°54′54″E / 50.66861°N 7.91500°E / 50.66861; 7.91500Coordinates: 50°40′07″N 7°54′54″E / 50.66861°N 7.91500°E / 50.66861; 7.91500
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictWesterwaldkreis
Municipal assoc.Bad Marienberg (Westerwald)
Government
 • MayorGeorg Otto
Area
 • Total1.46 km2 (0.56 sq mi)
Elevation
470 m (1,540 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total215
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
57648
Dialling codes02661
Vehicle registrationWW
Websitewww.bad-marienberg.de

GeographyEdit

LocationEdit

The community lies in the Westerwald between Limburg and Siegen. Bölsberg is the smallest community in the Verbandsgemeinde of Bad Marienberg, a kind of collective municipality. Its seat is in the like-named town.

HistoryEdit

About 1300, Bölsberg had its first documentary mention.

PoliticsEdit

Community councilEdit

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 infrastructureEdit

TransportEdit

North of the community runs Bundesstraße 414 leading from Driedorf-Hohenroth to Hachenburg. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Haiger/Burbach on the A 45 (DortmundHanau), some 25 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit