🇩🇪 Bad Marienberg (Westerwald) is a town in the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, and also the seat of the like-named Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality. The community lies in the Westerwald between Limburg and Siegen. From east to west through the town flows the river Nister, which is part of the Sieg drainage basin. Bad Marienberg’s Stadtteile are Eichenstruth, Langenbach and Zinhain.
Economy Bad Marienberg is home to these worldwide operating companies: KEMPF Fahrzeugbau LEBEK International Fashion Group MENK Apparatebau
Transport Right near the town runs Bundesstraße 414 leading from Driedorf-Hohenroth to Altenkirchen. The nearest Autobahn interchange is Haiger-Burbach on the A 45 (Dortmund–Gießen), roughly 22 km away. Bad Marienberg is connected to the Oberwesterwaldbahn railway (Limburg - Au (Sieg)) only by bus. Nistertal-Bad Marienberg station is situated in the village of Nistertal, 6 km away from Bad Marienberg. The nearest InterCityExpress stop is the railway station at Montabaur on the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line, which is approximately 30 km away. The nearest airport is Siegerland Airport about 15 km north-east of Bad Marienberg. Since Siegerland Airport -as of June 2015- does not offer any scheduled passenger flights, the nearest international airports are Frankfurt and Cologne Bonn Airport, both circa 100 km away.
Media Near Bad Marienberg, T-Systems runs a transmitter for VHF and television which has a 174-m-high freestanding tubular steel mast. Südwestrundfunk (SWR) sends all four of its radio programmes from here. In the summer of 2008, the switchover from analogue TV transmissions to DVB-T is to be carried out. Also, the Deutscher Wetterdienst runs a weather station right near this transmission facility in Bad Marienberg.
Europa-Haus In Bad Marienberg is found the main branch of Europa-Haus of 128 others that have sprung up. It is sponsored through an endowment and serves as an education and meeting place.
Bad Marienberg has a population of over 6,103 people. Bad Marienberg also forms part of the wider Westerwald district which has a population of over 202,830 people. Bad Marienberg is situated 30 km south-west of Montabaur.