Altenkirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

History | Geography

🇩🇪 Altenkirchen is a town in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, capital of the district of Altenkirchen. It is located approximately 40 km east of Bonn and 50 km north of Koblenz. Altenkirchen is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde Altenkirchen-Flammersfeld.

History The history of the district is linked with the Westerwald region.

The district was established in 1816 by the Prussian administration. It combined the county of Wildenburg and the two counties of Sayn. The former had been part of Berg, the latter ones had belonged to the duchy of Nassau.

The county used to be divided into nine mayoralties, including the Bürgermeisterei Weyerbusch.

Geography Altenkirchen is the northernmost district of Rhineland-Palatinate. It is occupied by the northern portions of the Westerwald mountains. The valley of the Sieg River borders the Westerwald on the north. The lands north of the Sieg are called Wildenburgisches Land, after the tiny county of Wildenburg, that once existed here.

Lahrer Herrlichkeit is a landscape region in the collective municipality of Flammersfeld.

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Altenkirchen has a population of over 6,263 people. Altenkirchen also forms the centre of the wider Altenkirchen District which has a population of over 129,087 people.

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Twin Towns - Sister Cities Altenkirchen has links with:

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Antipodal to Altenkirchen is: -172.355,-50.688

Locations Near: Altenkirchen 7.64536,50.6878

🇩🇪 Neuwied 7.45,50.417 d: 33.2  

🇩🇪 Koblenz 7.589,50.351 d: 37.7  

🇩🇪 Gummersbach 7.567,51.033 d: 38.8  

🇩🇪 Bad Ems 7.712,50.337 d: 39.3  

🇩🇪 Olpe 7.833,51.017 d: 38.9  

🇩🇪 Siegen 8.023,50.872 d: 33.6  

🇩🇪 Sankt Augustin 7.191,50.773 d: 33.4  

🇩🇪 Bad Godesberg 7.146,50.689 d: 35.2  

🇩🇪 Limburg an der Lahn 8.05,50.384 d: 44.3  

🇩🇪 Loreley 7.717,50.167 d: 58.2  

Antipodal to: Altenkirchen -172.355,-50.688

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🇦🇸 Pago Pago -170.701,-14.279 d: 15963.9  

🇼🇸 Apia -171.76,-13.833 d: 15916.6  

🇵🇫 Papeete -149.566,-17.537 d: 15811.2  

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🇺🇸 Maui -156.446,20.72 d: 11922.9  

🇺🇸 Maui County -156.617,20.868 d: 11910  

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