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Coat of arms of the local community Rittersheim
Map of Germany, position of the municipality Rittersheim highlighted

Coordinates: 49 ° 40 '  N , 8 ° 4'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Donnersbergkreis
Association municipality : Kirchheimbolanden
Height : 228 m above sea level NHN
Area : 3.95 km 2
Residents: 174 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 44 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 67294
Area code : 06352
License plate : KIB, ROK
Community key : 07 3 33 062
Association administration address: Neue Allee 2
67292 Kirchheimbolanden
Website : www.kirchheimbolanden.de
Local Mayor : Marc-Guido Ebert
Location of the local community Rittersheim 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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Rittersheim is a municipality in the Donnersbergkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Kirchheimbolanden community .


The place is east of Kirchheimbolanden in the valley of the Leiselsbach . The Josefsmühle (Zeppenmühle) and Steuerwaldsmühle residential areas also belong to Rittersheim .


The place was first mentioned in a document around 900. During the time of the tribal duchies, the place was in the Duchy of Franconia .


Municipal council

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


The local mayor is Marc-Guido Ebert. In the local election on May 26, 2019, he was elected with a share of 66.95% of the vote, succeeding Günther Ullrich, who had not run for office after 15 years.

coat of arms

Rittersheim coat of arms
Blazon : "St. Maximin growing in blue in a golden robe, with a golden miter, in the left a growing golden crook, the right raised to the oath, accompanied at the top by the Gothic silver lowercase letters s and m."
Foundation for the coat of arms: It was approved by the Neustadt district government in 1971 and goes back to a seal from 1616. Maximin , for which the letters s and m also stand for sanctus Maximinus , refers to the Trier Imperial Abbey of St. Maximin , the large property in Rittersheim would have.

Economy and Infrastructure

The L 386 and the L 447 cross in the village. To the west there is a direct connection to the A 63 ( Kaiserslautern - Mainz ). In Kirchheimbolanden there is a train station of the Donnersbergbahn .

See also


Web links

Commons : Rittersheim  - 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 1, 2017 [ Version 2020 is available. ] . S. 91 (PDF; 1.9 MB).
  3. ^ The regional returning officer RLP: City council election 2019 Rittersheim. Accessed August 31, 2019 .
  4. The Regional Returning Officer RLP: direct elections 2019. see Kirchheimbolanden, Verbandsgemeinde, penultimate line of results. Accessed August 31, 2019 .
  5. ^ Die Rheinpfalz: Rittersheim: Municipal council has been constituted. July 29, 2019, accessed August 31, 2019 .