Caan, Germany

Infobox Ort in Deutschland
Name = Caan
image_photo =
Wappen = Wappen von Caan.pnglat_deg = 50 |lat_min = 28 |lat_sec = 29
lon_deg = 7 |lon_min = 36 |lon_sec = 39
Lageplan = Caan im Westerwaldkreis.pngBundesland = Rheinland-Pfalz
Landkreis = Westerwaldkreis
Verbandsgemeinde = Ransbach-Baumbach
Höhe = 297
Fläche = 3.44
Einwohner = 713
Stand = 2006-12-31
PLZ = 56237
Vorwahl = 02601
Kfz = WW
Gemeindeschlüssel = 07 1 43 007
Adresse-Verband = Rheinstraße 50
56235 Ransbach-Baumbach
Website = [http://www.caan.de/ www.caan.de]
Bürgermeister = Norbert Dörr

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

Geography

Location

The community lies in the Westerwald between Koblenz and Siegen on the edge of the Kannenbäckerland. Caan belongs to the "Verbandsgemeinde" of Ransbach-Baumbach, a kind of collective municipality found only in Rhineland-Palatinate.

History

In 1250, Caan had its first documentary mention.

Politics

Community council

The council is made up of 12 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 13 June 2004.

Economy and infrastructure

Transport

West of the community runs "Bundesstraße" 413 linking Koblenz and Hachenburg. The A 48 with its "Höhr-Grenzhausen" interchange (AS 12) lies 8 km away. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line.

External links

* [http://www.caan.de/ Caan] de icon


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