Altenkirchen

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 ("collective municipality") Altenkirchen.

Altenkirchen
Town square

Coat of arms
Location of Altenkirchen within Altenkirchen district
Altenkirchen
Altenkirchen
Coordinates: 50°41′14″N 07°38′44″E
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictAltenkirchen
Municipal assoc.Altenkirchen
Government
  MayorHeinz-Joachim Höfer (SPD)
Area
  Total11.00 km2 (4.25 sq mi)
Elevation
230 m (750 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total6,263
  Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
57601–57610
Dialling codes02681
Vehicle registrationAK
Websitewww.vg-altenkirchen.de

Population development

YearInhabitants
1787112
1800450
1830990
18531,497
18611,700
19002,044
19333,333
19393,562
19504,189
19624,618
19844,553
19996,640
20146,162

Notable people

Other personalities

The following figures are not native Altenkirchen people, but have worked or lived in the city:

References

  1. "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.
  2. Diarium the Westerwald Gymnasium with reference to Rhein-Zeitung of 5 January 1985 (+ without attribution autobiography 1974 p.134)


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