Simmerath is a municipality in the district of Aachen, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located approximately 20 km south-east of Aachen, near the border to Belgium.

Simmerath
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Flag of Simmerath
Coat of arms of Simmerath
Location of Simmerath within Aachen district
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Simmerath is located in Germany
Simmerath
Simmerath
Simmerath is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Simmerath
Simmerath
Coordinates: 50°36′25″N 6°18′00″E / 50.60694°N 6.30000°E / 50.60694; 6.30000Coordinates: 50°36′25″N 6°18′00″E / 50.60694°N 6.30000°E / 50.60694; 6.30000
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictAachen
Subdivisions17
Government
 • Mayor (2020–25) Bernd Goffart[1] (CDU)
Area
 • Total111.430 km2 (43.023 sq mi)
Highest elevation
560 m (1,840 ft)
Lowest elevation
280 m (920 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total15,614
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
52152
Dialling codes02473
Vehicle registrationAC, MON
Websitewww.simmerath.de

The administrative area was expanded in 1972 and includes the following localities:

  • Dedenborn
  • Eicherscheid
  • Einruhr
  • Erkensruhr
  • Hammer
  • Hirschrott
  • Huppenbroich
  • Kesternich
  • Lammersdorf
  • Paustenbach
  • Rollesbroich
  • Rurberg
  • Witzerath
  • Woffelsbach

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wahlergebnisse in NRW Kommunalwahlen 2020, Land Nordrhein-Westfalen, accessed 19 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2021" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 20 June 2022.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Simmerath at Wikimedia Commons