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

Coordinates: 50 ° 42 '  N , 7 ° 41'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Altenkirchen (Westerwald)
Association municipality : Altenkirchen-Flammersfeld
Height : 250 m above sea level NHN
Area : 1.99 km 2
Residents: 250 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 126 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 57636
Area code : 02681
License plate : AK
Community key : 07 1 32 106
Association administration address: Rathausstrasse 13
57610 Altenkirchen
Website : www.vg-altenkirchen.de
Local Mayor : Walter Fischer
Location of the local community of Sörth in the Altenkirchen district (Westerwald)
Friesenhagen Harbach (Landkreis Altenkirchen) Niederfischbach Mudersbach Brachbach Kirchen (Sieg) Herdorf Daaden Emmerzhausen Mauden Derschen Nisterberg Friedewald (Westerwald) Weitefeld Niederdreisbach Schutzbach Grünebach Alsdorf (Westerwald) Betzdorf Scheuerfeld Wallmenroth Willroth Krunkel Horhausen (Westerwald) Pleckhausen Güllesheim Obersteinebach Niedersteinebach Bürdenbach Eulenberg (Westerwald) Peterslahr Rott (Westerwald) Burglahr Oberlahr Eichen (Westerwald) Seifen (Westerwald) Seelbach (Westerwald) Flammersfeld Kescheid Reiferscheid Berzhausen Obernau (Westerwald) Walterschen Schürdt Orfgen Ziegenhain (Westerwald) Giershausen Katzwinkel (Sieg) Birken-Honigsessen Wissen (Stadt) Hövels Mittelhof Nauroth Elkenroth Rosenheim (Landkreis Altenkirchen) Kausen Dickendorf Malberg (Westerwald) Steinebach/Sieg Fensdorf Gebhardshain Elben (Westerwald) Steineroth Molzhain Selbach (Sieg) Forst (bei Wissen, Sieg) Bitzen Etzbach Roth (Landkreis Altenkirchen) Bruchertseifen Fürthen Hamm (Sieg) Seelbach bei Hamm (Sieg) Breitscheidt Pracht Birkenbeul Niederirsen Kircheib Hirz-Maulsbach Fiersbach Mehren (Westerwald) Rettersen Ersfeld Hasselbach (Westerwald) Forstmehren Kraam Werkhausen Oberirsen Weyerbusch Hemmelzen Neitersen Birnbach Ölsen Schöneberg (Westerwald) Stürzelbach Fluterschen Oberwambach Berod bei Hachenburg Gieleroth Almersbach Altenkirchen (Westerwald) Michelbach (Westerwald) Ingelbach Sörth Mammelzen Eichelhardt Idelberg Isert Helmeroth Racksen Volkerzen Hilgenroth Obererbach (Westerwald) Bachenberg Busenhausen Heupelzen Wölmersen Kettenhausen Helmenzen Nordrhein-Westfalen Landkreis Neuwied Westerwaldkreis Landkreis Neuwiedmap
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Sörth is a municipality in the Altenkirchen (Westerwald) district in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the community of Altenkirchen-Flammersfeld .

Geographical location

Sörth is located in a valley about 10 km northwest of Hachenburg and 3 km northeast of the district town of Altenkirchen . The place lies in the middle of a kind of rectangle, formed from the federal highway 256 in the west and northwest, the federal highway 290 in the northeast and east and the federal highway 414 in the south.

View from the south of the local community of Sörth
Sörth half-timbered house

Population development

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

year Residents
1815 87
1835 107
1871 129
1905 168
1939 169
1950 181
year Residents
1961 163
1970 175
1987 210
1997 253
2005 246
2019 250


Municipal council

The council in Sörth 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.


Walter Fischer became the local mayor of Sörth in 2012. In the direct election on May 26, 2019, he was confirmed in his office for another five years with a share of 88.68% of the votes.


Several small commercial and trading companies are based in Sörth, including a photo agency that specializes in astro photography. Agriculture is only practiced as a sideline.

Culture and clubs

  • The Paragliding Friends Sörth eV has existed in Sörth since 2004 and maintains a paragliding and kite towing area close to the town . The club is now called Paragliding Friends Westerwald.

see also: List of cultural monuments in Sörth

Individual evidence

  1. a b State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, municipalities, association communities ( help on this ).
  2. State Statistical Office Rhineland-Palatinate - regional data
  3. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Municipal Council Election 2019 Sörth. Retrieved December 29, 2019 .
  4. ^ The Regional Returning Officer for Rhineland-Palatinate: Applicants for the direct elections that will take place in August 2012. Retrieved December 29, 2019 .
  5. ^ The Regional Returning Officer of Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Altenkirchen-Flammersfeld, Verbandsgemeinde, 59th result line. Retrieved December 29, 2019 .

Web links

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