Daubach, Westerwaldkreis

Daubach
Coat of arms of Daubach
Daubach is located in Germany
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Daubach
Coordinates 50°23′28″N 7°50′53″E / 50.39111°N 7.84806°E / 50.39111; 7.84806Coordinates: 50°23′28″N 7°50′53″E / 50.39111°N 7.84806°E / 50.39111; 7.84806
Administration
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Westerwaldkreis
Municipal assoc. Montabaur
Mayor Raimund Hahn
Basic statistics
Area 2.51 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Elevation 298 m  (978 ft)
Population 453 (31 December 2010)[1]
 - Density 180 /km2 (467 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate WW
Postal code 56412
Area code 02602
Website www.vg-montabaur.de

Daubach is an Ortsgemeinde – a community belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde – in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Montabaur, a kind of collective municipality.

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Geography

Location

The community lies west of Bundesautobahn 3, five kilometres from Montabaur, to the lee of the Stelzenbach Forest, above the Gelbach Valley and only seven kilometres from the Lahn Valley with its episcopal town, Limburg an der Lahn.

History

In 1343, Daubach had its first documentary mention. Daubach is nowadays a residential community without any established industry. The grocer’s shop closed in 2000. The building of the community’s own chapel in the 1990s may be described as a highlight.

Politics

Community council

The council is made up of 8 council members who were elected in a majority vote in a municipal election on 7 June 2009.

Coat of arms

The approval for the community to bear its own arms was granted on 14 April 1981 by the government assistant.

References

Further reading

  • Hermann-Josef Hucke: Daubach im Wandel der Zeit 1343 - 1993

External links


This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.



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