|coat of arms||Germany map|
|County :||Altenkirchen (Westerwald)|
|Association municipality :||Altenkirchen-Flammersfeld|
|Height :||270 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||4.06 km 2|
|Residents:||1356 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||334 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||57632|
|Area code :||02685|
|License plate :||AK|
|Community key :||07 1 32 032|
|LOCODE :||DE 82P|
|Community structure:||3 districts|
|Association administration address:||Rathausstrasse 13
57610 Altenkirchen (Westerwald)
|Local Mayor :||Manfred Berger|
|Location of the local community Flammersfeld in the district of Altenkirchen (Westerwald)|
Flammersfeld is a municipality in the Altenkirchen-Flammersfeld community in the Altenkirchen district in Rhineland-Palatinate . Flammersfeld is a state-approved resort and designated as a basic center according to state planning .
Flammersfeld was the first time in a document from Cologne Archbishop Hermann III. von Hochstaden mentioned when on December 13, 1096 he awarded the Siegburg Abbey the "Dean's Office in Auelgau" together with goods from Flammersfeld.
Flammersfeld belonged to the county of Sayn-Hachenburg until 1806 . The county of Sayn-Hachenburg fell to the princes of Nassau-Weilburg by inheritance in 1799 . In 1806 the two Nassau princes joined the Napoleonic Rhine Confederation , so that from 1806 the region belonged to the Duchy of Nassau . A participant in the Congress of Vienna made (1815) agreements, the territory of the former saynischen counties was to the Kingdom of Prussia ceded .
Under the Prussian administration, Flammersfeld was assigned the administrative seat of a mayor's office of the same name in the newly established Altenkirchen district , which from 1822 on belonged to the Rhine Province .
The previously independent municipality of Ahlbach was incorporated in 1939.
Until December 31, 2019, Flammersfeld was the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde Flammersfeld, which emerged from the former Flammersfeld office in 1968 as part of the first regional reform in Rhineland-Palatinate . In 2020, this merged into the community of Altenkirchen-Flammersfeld as part of a voluntary merger. Altenkirchen was the seat of the new association, and an additional administrative office was agreed for Flammersfeld.
- Population development
The development of the population of Flammersfeld in relation to today's municipality area; the values from 1871 to 1987 are based on censuses:
The municipal council in Flammersfeld consists of 16 council members, who were elected in the local elections on May 26, 2019 in a personalized proportional representation, and the honorary local mayor as chairman.
The distribution of seats in the municipal council:
WG = voter group; 2014: WG Becker, 2019: WG Kuchhäuser
Manfred Berger became the mayor of Flammersfeld on July 5, 2019. In the direct election on May 26, 2019, he was elected for five years with 59.55% of the vote. Manfred Berger's predecessor was Hella Becker, who held the office for 20 years.
- The Raiffeisenhaus was the place of activity of Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen from 1848 to 1852 and is now a museum.
- Flammersfeld has a sports club, VfL Oberlahr / Flammersfeld. The most popular sport is soccer. The first team plays in the 2010/2011 season in the district league B, the second team in the district league D. There are also youth teams in all age groups.
- Taekwon-Do, children's gymnastics and athletics are also offered.
Flammersfeld is on the trunk roads B 256 and L 272 as well as on the district roads K 8 and K 9.
The two bus lines in the VRM 120 Altenkirchen-Neustadt and 132 Altenkirchen-Neuwied ensure the connection to the local public transport system.
Sons and daughters of the church
- Andreas Balzar (called Balzar von Flammersfeld , 1769–1797) poachers, robbers and irregulars in the fight against the French
- Emil Müller (1890–1967), politician (SPD), MdL Rhineland-Palatinate, mayor of the community
- Emil Bettgenhäuser (1906–1982), politician (SPD), Member of the Bundestag, Member of the Rhineland-Palatinate State
- W. Gies (* 1945), visual artist
Personalities who have worked on site
- Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen (1818–1888), founder of the cooperative movement , mayor of Flammersfeld from 1848
- Internet presence of the local community Flammersfeld
- Local community Flammersfeld on the website of the Verbandsgemeinde Altenkirchen-Flammersfeld
- Short portrait of Ahlbach with a film on SWR television
- State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
- State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
- Christian von Stramberg , Anton Joseph Weidenbach : Memorable and Useful Rheinischer Antiquarius , Volume 10, Part 3, RF Hergt, 1864, p. 203 ( Google Books )
- Thorben Burbach: Common feast day for the 600th anniversary. August 6, 2011, accessed January 4, 2020 .
- Verbandsgemeinden Altenkirchen and Flammersfeld: Agreement on the voluntary merger. §1 (2). January 17, 2018, accessed January 4, 2020 .
- The Regional Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local council election 2019 Flammersfeld. Accessed December 31, 2019 .
- The Regional Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Municipal elections 2014, city and municipal council elections
- The Regional Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Altenkirchen-Flammersfeld, Verbandsgemeinde, 14th line of results. Accessed December 31, 2019 .
- Information sheet Verbandsgemeinde Altenkirchen: New tip in the municipality of Flammersfeld. Linus Wittich Medien GmbH, edition 29/2019, accessed on December 31, 2019 .