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Coat of arms of the local community Honerath
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Coordinates: 50 ° 23 '  N , 6 ° 54'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Ahrweiler
Association municipality : Adenau
Height : 398 m above sea level NHN
Area : 2.01 km 2
Residents: 160 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 80 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 53518
Area code : 02691
License plate : AW
Community key : 07 1 31 032
Association administration address: Kirchstrasse 15
53518 Adenau
Website : www.honerath.de
Local Mayor : Stefan Zimmermann
Location of the local community Honerath in the Ahrweiler district
Remagen Grafschaft (Rheinland) Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler Sinzig Bad Breisig Brohl-Lützing Gönnersdorf (bei Bad Breisig) Waldorf (Rheinland-Pfalz) Burgbrohl Wassenach Glees Niederzissen Wehr (Eifel) Galenberg Oberzissen Brenk Königsfeld (Eifel) Schalkenbach Dedenbach Niederdürenbach Oberdürenbach Weibern (Eifel) Kempenich Hohenleimbach Spessart (Brohltal) Heckenbach Kesseling Kalenborn (bei Altenahr) Berg (bei Ahrweiler) Kirchsahr Lind (bei Altenahr) Rech Dernau Mayschoß Altenahr Ahrbrück Hönningen Kaltenborn Adenau Herschbroich Meuspath Leimbach (bei Adenau) Dümpelfeld Nürburg (Gemeinde) Müllenbach (bei Adenau) Quiddelbach Hümmel Ohlenhard Wershofen Aremberg Wiesemscheid Kottenborn Wimbach Honerath Bauler (Landkreis Ahrweiler) Senscheid Pomster Dankerath Trierscheid Barweiler Reifferscheid Sierscheid Harscheid (bei Adenau) Dorsel Hoffeld (Eifel) Wirft Rodder Müsch Eichenbach Antweiler Fuchshofen Winnerath Insul Schuld (Ahr) Nordrhein-Westfalen Landkreis Neuwied Landkreis Vulkaneifel Landkreis Mayen-Koblenzmap
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Honerath is a municipality in the Ahrweiler district in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Adenau community .

Honerath, aerial photo (2016)


Honerath lies on an area sloping from south to north into the headwaters of some tributaries of the Leimbach . At the mouth of these brooks, the municipality, which belongs entirely to the "Rhein-Ahr-Eifel" landscape protection area, is around 300  m above sea level. NHN its lowest point on the ground. Landesstraße 10, which runs in an east-west direction and connects with the neighboring municipality of Wirft to the west and Adenau to the east, runs through the village . Other neighboring towns are Rodder and Reifferscheid in the north and Wimbach and Barweiler in the south. The Am Ackerbusch and Donatushof residential areas belong to Honerath .


The place was first mentioned in a document, presumably as Hoenhekka in 975. Up to the end of the 18th century Honerath belonged to the Electoral Cologne office of Nürburg .

Population development

The development of the population of Honerath, the values ​​from 1871 to 1987 are based on censuses:

year Residents
1815 28
1835 52
1871 59
1905 67
1939 88
year Residents
1950 103
1961 114
1970 123
1987 124
2006 210

Since records began at the beginning of the 19th century, the number of inhabitants - in contrast to other places in the Eifel - has risen continuously.


Municipal council

The council in Honerath consists of six council members, who in the local elections on May 26, 2019 in a majority vote were elected, and the honorary mayor as chairman.


Stefan Zimmermann is the local mayor of Honerath. Since there was no candidate for the direct election on May 26, 2019, the upcoming election of the mayor was incumbent on the council in accordance with municipal regulations. He confirmed Zimmermann in his office on July 2, 2019.

See also

Web links

Commons : Honerath  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
  2. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate (ed.): Official directory of the municipalities and parts of the municipality. Status: January 2019 [ Version 2020 is available. ] . S. 6 (PDF; 3 MB).
  3. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
  4. ^ The Regional Returning Officer for Rhineland-Palatinate: City Council Election 2019 Honerath Retrieved August 7, 2020 .
  5. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Adenau, Verbandsgemeinde, 13th line of results. Retrieved August 7, 2020 .