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Coordinates: 50 ° 43 ′ 9 ″  N , 7 ° 58 ′ 32 ″  E

Relief map: Rhineland-Palatinate
Schimmerich nature reserve (May 2016)

The Schimmerich nature reserve is located in the Altenkirchen (Westerwald) district in Rhineland-Palatinate .

The approximately 30 hectare area, which was placed under nature protection in 1980 , extends between the local communities Friedewald (Westerwald) in the southwest and Derschen in the east. The state road L 285 runs not far to the west .

The protection purpose is the preservation of the wetland with its water surfaces and shallow water zones as a habitat for a species-rich fauna and flora. These include in particular endangered amphibians .

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