Rhineland-Palatinate (German: Rheinland-Pfalz, pronounced [ˈʁaɪ̯nlant ˈp͡falt͡s]) is a western state of Germany. It covers 19,846 km 2 (7,663 sq mi) and has about 4.05 million residents. It is the ninth largest and sixth most populous of the sixteen states. Mainz is the capital and largest city.
Rhineland-Palatinate is a parliamentary democracy. Every five years, all Germans over the age of 18 elect the members of the Rhineland-Palatinate Parliament, German: Landtag. This regional parliament or legislature then elects the premier and confirms the cabinet members.
Administrative divisions of the Palatinate (in German) and location within the State of Rhineland-Palatinate and in Germany The Palatinate borders Saarland in the west, historically also comprising the state's Saarpfalz District. In the northwest, the Hunsrück mountain range forms the border with the Rhineland region.
Rhineland-Palatinate is one of the 16 states o the Federal Republic o Germany. It has an area of 19,846 square kilometres (7,663 sq mi) an about fower million inhabitants. The capital is Mainz. Inglis spoken commonly and refer that the state by its German name, Rheinland-Pfalz.
The 2021 Rhineland-Palatinate state election will be held on 14 March 2021 to elect the members of the 18th Landtag of Rhineland-Palatinate. The incumbent government is a coalition of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), Free Democratic Party (FDP), and The Greens led by Minister-President Malu Dreyer.
- Main sights
Nassau is a town located in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It rains throughout the year in the region and the city is situated next to a river. It lies in the valley of the Lahn River between the cities of Bad Ems and Limburg an der Lahn. Nassau was the seat of the former Verbandsgemeinde Nassau, and is part of the Nassau Nature Park. The town is on the German-Dutch holiday road, the Orange Route. As of 2017, it had a population of 4,521. Nassau gave its name to the prominent royal Ho
The earliest known surviving mention of Nassau refers to the Villa Nassova estate of the Bishopric of Worms in a 915 deed. In 1348 the Emperor Charles IV granted Nassau town-privileges rights together with nearby Dausenau and Scheuern. Count Dudo-Heinrich of Laurenburg had the Nassau Castle built about 1100 and his descendants began to call themselves the Counts of Nassau. Count Adolf of Nassau served as the elected King of the Romans from 1292 until his death on 2 July 1298. The Counts of Nassa
Located in Nassau, south of the Lahn River, is the Nassau Castle. It is the eponymous ancestral seat of the counts of Nassau and thus the joint ancestral castle of the Grand Dukes of Luxembourg and Dutch royal house of Nassau. The town is also home to the Steinische Hof, the seat of the Reichsfreiherren vom und zum Stein, and birthplace of the Prussian reformer and Minister Heinrich Friedrich Karl, Reichsfreiherr vom und zum Stein.
The Imperial Baron Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein, Prussian statesman and reformer, was born in Nassau on October 25, 1757. Here he wrote his famous Nassauer Memorandum of 1807. Stein descended from an ancient aristocratic dynasty, who had been residents of Nassau since the 12th century. The family estate lies in the centre of the town, called the Steinische Hof, which today is still in the possession of the descendants of the reformer, the Counts von Kanitz. He died in Cappenberg, di
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Immerath is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Vulkaneifel district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Daun, whose seat is in the like-named town.
The municipality lies in the Vulkaneifel, a part of the Eifel known for its volcanic history, geographical and geological features, and even ongoing activity today, including gases that sometimes well up from the earth. Immerath lies 20 km southeast of the district seat of Daun a
Immerath's neighbours are Gillenfeld, Strotzbüsch and Lutzerath.
Digs and finds in the 1930s on the eastern slope of the hollow in which Immerath lies – actually a volcanic crater – led to the conclusion that sometime about the 3rd century, a stately villa arose here. A wealthy Roman, it is believed, had a whole complex of buildings built here with a main house, stabling and servants’ lodging. The main house alone measured some thirty metres along the front and had 15 rooms. In 1143, Immerath had its first documentary mention as Emgramenrode in ...
The council is made up of 6 council members, who were elected at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.
Immerath's mayor is Stefan Harbecke, and his deputy is Peter Schmitz.
The German blazon reads: Eine eingebogene grüne Spitze, dann eine silberne Kapelle mit schwarzem Dach. Vorne ein durchgehendes rotes Kreuz. Hinten eine blaue Urne. The municipality's arms might in English heraldic language be described thus: Tierced in mantle dexter argent ...
The municipality is a recognized tourism resort and lies nestled in a maar crater. Housed in an historical bakehouse is a small school museum. On the crater's northern edge stands the Dreifaltigkeitskapelle, which can be seen far from the village. Although the village stretches almost all the way along Hauptstraße, no through traffic runs through it.
Jettenbach, Rhineland-Palatinate From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jettenbach is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Kusel district which belongs to the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde Lauterecken-Wolfstein.
The flag symbolizes the dedication of Rhineland-Palatinate to Germany (therefore the black-red-gold tricolour) as well as the democratic traditions of Germany. These colours were seen first in this combination during the Hambacher Fest , a mass demonstration by German liberals at the ruins of the Hambacher Schloss in 1832.
- In thirds: A red cross on silver; a silver wheel on red; a golden lion on black
- Arms of the Archbishop and Prince Elector of Trier; the Archbishop and Prince Elector of Mainz, and the Prince Elector of the Palatinate.
Tiefenbach, Rhineland-Palatinate From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Tiefenbach is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis (district) in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde Simmern-Rheinböllen, whose seat is in Simmern.