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Coat of arms of the local community Schweisweiler
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Coordinates: 49 ° 35 '  N , 7 ° 49'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Donnersbergkreis
Association municipality : Winnweiler
Height : 223 m above sea level NHN
Area : 4.85 km 2
Residents: 324 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 67 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 67808
Area code : 06302
License plate : KIB, ROK
Community key : 07 3 33 069
Association administration address: Jakobstrasse 29
67722 Winnweiler
Website :
Local Mayor : Lothar Wichlidal
Location of the local community Schweisweiler 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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The local community Schweisweiler is located in the Donnersbergkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate . It belongs to the Winnweiler community .


Schweisweiler is located in the North Palatinate Uplands on the Alsenz, southeast of the Donnersberg . Imsweiler is to the northwest and Winnweiler to the southeast .

To Schweisweiler includes the residential places riding stables and restaurant Tivoli.


After the French Revolution , the place was assigned to the French department of Donnersberg in 1798 . As a result of the Congress of Vienna , he was Bavarian from 1816 to 1945 . After the Second World War , Schweisweiler was part of the French occupation zone and was incorporated into the newly formed state of Rhineland-Palatinate in 1946.


Municipal council

The local council in Schweisweiler consists of eight council members, who were elected in a personalized proportional representation in the local elections on May 26, 2019 , and the honorary local mayor as chairman.

The distribution of seats in the municipal council:

choice WGB WGH total
2019 5 3 8 seats
2014 by majority vote 8 seats
  • WGB = Bock voter group
  • WGH = Haas voter group


In 2019, Lothar Wichlidal was elected local mayor with 66.07% of the vote. He replaced Kornelia Wichlidal, who was no longer running.

coat of arms

Schweisweiler coat of arms
Blazon : "In green two golden crossed cattail stems with leaves and three golden cobs, accompanied by two silver herons, above on the right a floating golden acorn, on the left a floating six-pointed golden star."


Several independent clubs are located in Schweisweiler , such as the gymnastics club founded in 1904 , the Schweisweiler shooting club, a fishing club, a volunteer fire brigade , a fire brigade support association and the Strauss youth (Borsch and Mäd).

Culture and sights

The village museum "Leo's Tenne" is located in Schweisweiler, where exhibits from the village's professional and everyday life are on display.

See also: List of cultural monuments in Schweisweiler

Economy and Infrastructure

The B 48 , which also leads to the A 63 ( Kaiserslautern - Mainz ), runs through the village . In Imsweiler and Winnweiler there are train stations for the Alsenz Valley Railway .

Sons and daughters of the church


Web links

Commons : Schweisweiler  - 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. 92 (PDF; 1.9 MB).
  3. ^ The Regional Returning Officer RLP: City Council Election 2019 Schweisweiler. Retrieved September 2, 2019 .
  4. ^ The Regional Returning Officer RLP: direct elections 2019. see Winnweiler, Verbandsgemeinde, ninth line of results. Retrieved September 2, 2019 .
  5. The Rheinpfalz: From Wichlidal to Wichlidal. July 22, 2019, accessed September 2, 2019 .