|coat of arms||Germany map|
|Association municipality :||North Palatinate Country|
|Height :||388 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||3.16 km 2|
|Residents:||139 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||44 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||67744|
|Area code :||06363|
|License plate :||KIB, ROK|
|Community key :||07 3 33 203|
|Association administration address:||Bezirksamtsstrasse 7
|Local Mayor :||Rainer Degen|
|Location of the local community of Seelen in the Donnersbergkreis|
Until the French Revolution , Seelen belonged to the Duchy of Pfalz-Zweibrücken (Schultheisserei Berzweiler ). After the French Revolution, the place was incorporated into the French Donnersberg department . As a result of the Congress of Vienna , he was Bavarian from 1816 to 1945 . After the Second World War , Seelen was part of the French zone of occupation and was incorporated into the newly formed state of Rhineland-Palatinate in 1946.
Local mayor is Rainer Degen. He was elected by the local council on August 16, 2019, succeeding Jürgen Walk, who was no longer in office after 25 years.
coat of arms
|Blazon : “Split over a green mountain of three and split on the left; on the right a red chapel in silver, roofed in blue, with stairs, door and windows all gold; on the top left a fallen silver anchor in green, below in silver a green willow tree. "|
Culture and sights
The Sattelberg Tower on the Sattelberg , southwest of Seelen, is a roofed observation tower built by the municipality in 2000 and inaugurated on June 2, 2002 , which has been equipped with a cellular antenna since 2008 and with it reaches a height of 19.65 m. From a height of you have a panoramic view of the districts of Kusel, Kaiserslautern and the Donnersbergkreis up to the Hunsrück . Every year, on the first weekend in June, the tower festival is celebrated with a hobby artist market and vintage tractor exhibition.
Economy and Infrastructure
- State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate - population status 2019, districts, communities, association communities ( help on this ).
- The Regional Returning Officer RLP: Municipal Council Election 2019 Seelen. Retrieved August 25, 2019 .
- The Rhine Palatinate: Souls: Rainer Degen is the new local mayor. August 12, 2019, accessed August 25, 2019 .
- Lookout tower on the Sattelberg on the website of the community of Seelen