Neuwied (German pronunciation: [nɔʏˈviːt] (listen)) is a district (Kreis) in the north of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Rhein-Sieg, Altenkirchen, Westerwaldkreis, Mayen-Koblenz, Ahrweiler.
|• Total||626.80 km2 (242.01 sq mi)|
(31 December 2020)
|• Density||290/km2 (760/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
The district was created in 1816 when the area became part of the Prussian Rhine province. In 1822 the district Linz was merged into the district.
Coat of armsEdit
The crosses in the top represent the two clerical states which owned part of the district - the black cross of Cologne in the left, the red cross of Trier in the right. The peacock in the bottom is taken from the coat of arms of the Counts of Wied.
Towns and municipalitiesEdit
Verband-free town: Neuwied
|1seat of the Verbandsgemeinde; 2town|
- "Bevölkerungsstand 2020, Kreise, Gemeinden, Verbandsgemeinden". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2021.
- Official website (German)