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Coat of arms of the local community Vollmersweiler
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Coordinates: 49 ° 4 '  N , 8 ° 5'  E

Basic data
State : Rhineland-Palatinate
County : Germersheim
Association municipality : Candelabra
Height : 142 m above sea level NHN
Area : 2.18 km 2
Residents: 198 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 91 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 76744
Area code : 06340
License plate : GER
Community key : 07 3 34 031
Association administration address: Gartenstrasse 8
76870 Kandel
Website : www.vg-kandel.de
Local Mayor : Roland Kelemen
Location of the local community Vollmersweiler in the district of Germersheim
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Vollmersweiler is a municipality in the district of Germersheim in Rhineland-Palatinate . It has been a member of the Kandel community since 1972 .

Geographical location

The place is in the southern Palatinate between Karlsruhe and Landau in the Palatinate . Neighboring communities are - clockwise - Dierbach , Freckenfeld , Wörth am Rhein (district Schaidt ), Niederotterbach and Steinfeld .


Vollmersweiler belonged to Guttenberg until the end of the 18th century . At times in the 18th century it shared the mayor with the village of Niederotterbach to the west .

Population development

If not listed separately, the source of the data is the State Statistical Office of Rhineland-Palatinate.

year Residents
1802 210
1815 255
1835 249
1849 250
1861 226
1871 227
1905 188
year Residents
1939 188
1950 189
1965 190
1970 178
1975 178
1980 181
1985 205
year Residents
1990 235
1995 253
2000 241
2005 229
2010 217
2013 192
2015 195


In 2012, 47.1 percent of the population were Protestant and 23.8 percent Catholic . The rest belonged to another religion or were non-denominational. In 1871, of a total of 227 residents, 173 were Protestant (76 percent) and 54 were Catholic (24 percent).


Municipal council

The council in Vollmersweiler 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.


Roland Kelemen became the local mayor of Vollmersweiler on May 21, 2015. In the direct election on May 26, 2019, he was confirmed in his office for a further five years with a share of the vote of 69.63%. His predecessor Stefan Gärtner had to resign in January 2015 for health reasons. Before that, Sibylle Rauch-Toussaint (SPD) was Mayor of Vollmersweiler from 2009 to 2014 and Elvira Oberle (SPD) from 1991 to 2009.

coat of arms

The coat of arms description reads: "In red an inclined silver plow knife."

It was approved by the Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior in 1931 and goes back to a joint court seal of Vollmersweiler and Niederotterbach from 1581.

Culture and sights


Hauptstraße 44: Half-timbered house, marked 1807, clinker brick lining probably from the early 20th century, covered courtyard gate together with no.46

See: List of cultural monuments in Vollmersweiler

Regular events

In the first place is the annual Kerwe on the third Sunday in September, which lasts for three days. At the end of June / beginning of July the fountain festival takes place in the village square.


Vollmersweiler is connected to the local transport network via bus line 547, which connects the Kandel and Bad Bergzabern train stations . The Schaidt railway stop on the Winden-Weißenburg railway line is 800 m away.

Web links

Commons : Vollmersweiler  - 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: Vollmersweiler
  3. a b c Official directory and statistics of the Royal Bavarian Government District of the Palatinate, 1863, p. LX of the appendix
  4. a b Results of the census in the Kingdom of Bavaria from December 1, 1871 according to individual communities, 1873, p. 65
  5. KommWis, as of December 31, 2012
  6. ^ The Regional Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: Local elections 2019, city and municipal council elections
  7. ^ The State Returning Officer Rhineland-Palatinate: direct elections 2019. see Kandel, Verbandsgemeinde, sixth result line. Retrieved April 26, 2020 .
  8. ^ Karl Heinz Debus: The great book of arms of the Palatinate . Neustadt an der Weinstrasse 1988, ISBN 3-9801574-2-3