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Weißenthurm is a town in the district of Mayen-Koblenz, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the left bank of the Rhine, opposite Neuwied, approximately 12 km northwest of Koblenz.

Weißenthurm
Coat of arms of Weißenthurm
Coat of arms
Location of Weißenthurm within Mayen-Koblenz district
Weissenthurm in MYK.PNG
Weißenthurm is located in Germany
Weißenthurm
Weißenthurm
Weißenthurm is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Weißenthurm
Weißenthurm
Coordinates: 50°24′52″N 7°27′38″E / 50.41444°N 7.46056°E / 50.41444; 7.46056Coordinates: 50°24′52″N 7°27′38″E / 50.41444°N 7.46056°E / 50.41444; 7.46056
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictMayen-Koblenz
Municipal assoc.Weißenthurm
Government
 • MayorGerd Heim (CDU)
Area
 • Total3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Elevation
65 m (213 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,115
 • Density2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
56575
Dialling codes02637
Vehicle registrationMYK
Websitewww.weissenthurm.de

The town is spelled with an ß which may be replaced by ss if not available (Weissenthurm).

Weißenthurm is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Weißenthurm.

Raiffeisenbrücke between Neuwied and Weißenthurm
The White Tower, which gave the name to Weißenthurm

ReferencesEdit

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