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|County :||Eifel district Bitburg-Prüm|
|Association municipality :||South Eifel|
|Height :||529 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||7.08 km 2|
|Residents:||394 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||56 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||54673|
|Primaries :||06550, 06564|
|License plate :||BIT, PRÜ|
|Community key :||07 2 32 064|
|Association administration address:||Pestalozzistraße 7
|Local Mayor :||Michael Mayer|
|Location of the local community Karlshausen in the Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm|
Karlshausen is located in the South Eifel Nature Park . The community also includes the hamlets and residential areas Finkenhof, Gashof, Haubendell, In der Gay, Juckerstrasse, Karlshauser Mühle, Lutgeshof, Peiferhof, Schranzenhof and Wolperdorf.
An early settlement of the landscape around Karlshausen in Roman times can be assumed by corresponding finds. The name ending -hausen indicates an original settlement from Carolingian times. In the files of the Trinitarians of Vianden there was mention of a church de Carlshuse as early as 1348 . A church in Carelshusen was recorded in the archive of the Trier diocese in 1389 , while Karlshausen was recorded as an independent parish in 1640.
Wonderfully country the place belonged to the late 18th century to the county of Vianden in Duchy of Luxembourg , which is part of the Austrian Netherlands was. After the region was captured by French revolutionary troops (1794), Karlshausen belonged to the canton of Neuerburg in the French forest department from 1795 to 1814 .
Due to the resolutions at the Congress of Vienna in 1815, the former Luxembourg area east of the Sauer and Our was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia . Karlshausen became the seat of the mayor's office of the same name in the Bitburg district, newly established in 1816, in the Trier administrative district . Since 1946 the place has been part of the then newly formed state of Rhineland-Palatinate .
- Statistics on population development
The development of the population of Karlshausen, the values from 1871 to 1987 are based on censuses:
The council in Karlshausen consists of eight council members, who in the local elections on May 26, 2019 in a majority vote were elected, and the honorary mayor as chairman. Michael Mayer has been the incumbent since 2016.
- The chapel with its star vault and Bohemian cap was built in 1861 using building materials from the demolition of the former parish church in 1547.
- In the center of the village is the parish church of St. Bartholomäus , a four-axis, neo-Gothic hall building from 1861.
- A niche cross was erected next to the parish church in 1950, the original location of which is not known, but which probably dates from the first half of the 17th century.
Karlshausen is the seat of a primary school and a kindergarten. The catchment area of the elementary school includes the local communities Karlshausen, Leimbach, Zweifelscheid, Sevenig, Scheitkorb, Dauwelshausen, Gemünd, Überisenbach, Affler, Rodershausen, Waldhof-Falkenstein, Gaymühle, Keppeshausen and Bauler.
- To search for cultural assets of the local community Karlshausen in the database of cultural assets in the Trier region .
- State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
- State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate (ed.): Official directory of the municipalities and parts of the municipality. Status: January 2019 [ Version 2020 is available. ] . S. 99 (PDF; 3 MB).
- State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate: My village, my city. Retrieved August 6, 2019 .
- The Regional Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections. Retrieved August 6, 2019 .
- Michael Mayer succeeds Klaus Kootz