|coat of arms||Germany map|
|Association municipality :||Wittlich-Land|
|Height :||310 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||13.2 km 2|
|Residents:||960 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||73 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||54534|
|Area code :||06575|
|License plate :||WIL, BKS|
|Community key :||07 2 31 046|
|Association administration address:||Kurfürstenstrasse 1
|Local Mayor :||Reinhold Graf|
|Location of the local community Großlittgen in the district of Bernkastel-Wittlich|
Großlittgen ( phonetic spelling in Eifel dialect : " Gruhssleehtchen ") in the Eifel is a municipality in the district of Bernkastel-Wittlich in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde Wittlich-Land .
The place was first mentioned in 912 as Lutiaco . In 1134/35 Bernhard von Clairvaux founded the Cistercian Abbey of Himmerod near the place . During the coalition wars, Großlittgen came under French rule from 1794. In 1802 the abbey was dissolved. Due to the treaties concluded at the Congress of Vienna in 1815, the area on the left bank of the Rhine, and thus the place, was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia .
The municipal council in Großlittgen consists of twelve council members, who were elected in the local elections on May 26, 2019 in a personalized proportional representation, and the local mayor . The twelve seats are divided between two groups of voters .
coat of arms
The blazon of the coat of arms reads: "Under a silver shield head, inside a red bar cross, split by a curled golden tip, inside a black lion: on the right in red a silver sword, on the left in red two intertwined golden rings."
It was approved by the Trier district government in 1987 .
Culture and sights
Economy and Infrastructure
Sons and daughters of Großlittgen
Persons connected with Großlittgen
- Wolfgang Altendorf (1921–2007), writer, publisher and painter
- State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
- The Regional Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections