Rittersdorf, Rhineland-Palatinate

Rittersdorf is a municipality in the district of Bitburg-Prüm, in Rhineland-Palatinate, western Germany, a few miles from Bitburg.

Rittersdorf
View at Rittersdorf from L5.jpg
Coat of arms of Rittersdorf
Coat of arms
Location of Rittersdorf within Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm district
Rittersdorf in BIT.svg
Rittersdorf is located in Germany
Rittersdorf
Rittersdorf
Rittersdorf is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Rittersdorf
Rittersdorf
Coordinates: 49°59′52″N 06°29′45″E / 49.99778°N 6.49583°E / 49.99778; 6.49583Coordinates: 49°59′52″N 06°29′45″E / 49.99778°N 6.49583°E / 49.99778; 6.49583
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictEifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm
Municipal assoc.Bitburger Land
Government
 • MayorWalter Heyen (CDU)
Area
 • Total11.87 km2 (4.58 sq mi)
Elevation
285 m (935 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,399
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
54636
Dialling codes06561
Vehicle registrationBIT
WebsiteRittersdorf at the Bitburger Land website www.bitburgerland.de
Rittersdorf Castle

The tenth-century Burg Rittersdorf (Rittersdorf Castle) in Rittersdorf nowadays houses a restaurant and a small museum.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2019, Kreise, Gemeinden, Verbandsgemeinden". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2020.
  2. ^ Burg Rittersdorf - Eifel.de (in German)