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Coat of arms of the local community of Niedermoschel
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Coordinates: 49 ° 44 '  N , 7 ° 48'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Donnersbergkreis
Association municipality : North Palatinate Country
Height : 156 m above sea level NHN
Area : 6.62 km 2
Residents: 473 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 71 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 67822
Area code : 06362
License plate : KIB, ROK
Community key : 07 3 33 051
Association administration address: Schulstrasse 16
67821 Alsenz
Website :
Local Mayor : Gunther Keller
Location of the local community Niedermoschel in the Donnersbergkreis
Obermoschel Niedermoschel Unkenbach Finkenbach-Gersweiler Waldgrehweiler Schiersfeld Sitters Alsenz Oberndorf (Pfalz) Mannweiler-Cölln Winterborn (Pfalz) Kalkofen (Pfalz) Niederhausen an der Appel Münsterappel Oberhausen an der Appel Gaugrehweiler Seelen Rathskirchen Teschenmoschel Bisterschied Ransweiler Stahlberg Bayerfeld-Steckweiler Sankt Alban (Pfalz) Gerbach Würzweiler Ruppertsecken Dielkirchen Katzenbach (Donnersbergkreis) Schönborn (Pfalz) Dörrmoschel Reichsthal Gundersweiler Gehrweiler Imsweiler Rockenhausen Höringen Schweisweiler Falkenstein (Pfalz) Winnweiler Lohnsfeld Wartenberg-Rohrbach Münchweiler an der Alsenz Gonbach Sippersfeld Breunigweiler Imsbach Börrstadt Steinbach am Donnersberg Ramsen (Pfalz) Kerzenheim Eisenberg (Pfalz) Göllheim Dreisen Standenbühl Lautersheim Biedesheim Ottersheim Bubenheim (Pfalz) Zellertal Einselthum Immesheim Albisheim (Pfrimm) Rüssingen Weitersweiler Marnheim Bennhausen Jakobsweiler Dannenfels Bolanden Kirchheimbolanden Mörsfeld Kriegsfeld Oberwiesen Orbis Morschheim Ilbesheim (Donnersbergkreis) Bischheim (Donnersberg) Rittersheim Stetten (Pfalz) Gauersheim Landkreis Bad Kreuznach Landkreis Alzey-Worms Landkreis Kusel Landkreis Kaiserslautern Landkreis Bad Dürkheimmap
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Niedermoschel is a municipality in the Donnersbergkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde Nordpfälzer Land , which has its administrative headquarters in the municipality of Rockenhausen and an additional administrative office in Alsenz .


Niedermoschel is located north of the Palatinate Forest . Obermoschel is to the west and Alsenz to the south-east .


Niedermoschel was first mentioned in a document in 1362. Nine years earlier it was named in a church document as the lower village near Alsenz. Initially belonging to the County of Veldenz , the place came after the death of Friedrich III. 1444 to Pfalz-Zweibrücken . After the French Revolution , Niedermoschel was part of the Donnersberg department . In 1816 it became Bavarian . After the Second World War , Niedermoschel became part of the newly formed state of Rhineland-Palatinate.


Municipal council

The local council in Niedermoschel consists of twelve 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:

choice SPD WGG total
2019 5 3 8 seats
2014 3 5 8 seats
2009 by majority vote 12 seats
  • WGG = Grünewald voter group

Local mayor

Local mayor is Gunther Keller, who won the runoff election on June 16, 2019 with a share of 52.61% of the votes against the previous incumbent Berthold Grünewald.

coat of arms

Blazon : “Divided and split above; top right in black a golden lion, tongued, armored and crowned in red; top left white and blue roughened; below a silver scallop shell in blue. "

Culture and sights

The Niedermoschel mining museum is located in the village community center. The castle ruin Löwenstein , built in 1180, is near the village . It was destroyed in the Palatinate War of Succession .

See also:


Nearest train stop is the Alsenz Station on the alsenz valley railway . Between 1903 and 1935 there was a stop on the narrow-gauge Obermoschel-Alsenz feeder line in the center of the village at the level of the former school building .


Web links

Commons : Niedermoschel  - collection of images

Individual evidence

  1. State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
  2. ^ The Regional Returning Officer RLP: Local council election 2019 Niedermoschel. Retrieved August 28, 2019 .
  3. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Municipal elections 2014, city and municipal council elections
  4. ^ The regional returning officer RLP: Municipal council election 2009 Niedermoschel. Retrieved August 29, 2019 .
  5. ^ The Regional Returning Officer RLP: direct elections 2019. see Nordpfälzer Land, Verbandsgemeinde, 18th result line. Retrieved August 28, 2019 .
  6. ^ The Rhine Palatinate: Niedermoschel: Gunther Keller wins. June 16, 2019, accessed August 28, 2019 .