Betzdorf (Verbandsgemeinde)

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The community association Betz village is an administrative unit in the form of a local authority in the district of Old Churches ( Westerwald) in Rhineland- Palatinate. The municipality includes the town Betz village as well as four independent local churches, the council is based in the eponymous city Betz village.

  • 5.1 traffic
  • 5.2 Established businesses
  • 6.1 educational institutions
  • 6.2 Leisure and sports facilities


The municipality is located in the extreme north -east of Rhineland -Palatinate between the Westerwald and the winner's country. In Betz village, the river flows into the Heller victory.

Association members of communities

(Population at 31 December 2012)


The mayor Betz village was established on 1 April 1886, the separation of the communities Betz village, Alsdorf, Green Brook, Sassenroth, Dauersberg, Scheuerfeld, customs and Wallmenroth of the mayor's churches ( win) by order of the top presidents of the Rhine province out of 10 November 1885. The community rupture came in 1907 by incorporation at the Betz village. 1927, the mayors were renamed offices. The community Sassenroth was spun off in 1955 in the newly formed " municipality and " Herdorf. Due to the administrative reform in Rhineland -Palatinate in 1968 were restructured " office " and got the name " Association of Municipalities ".

Development of population figures, based on the present territory of the municipality Betz village; the values ​​from 1871 to 1987 based on population censuses:


Association of municipal

The association council Betz village consists of 32 volunteer council members, who were elected at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009 a personalized proportional representation, and the full-time mayor Bernd Brato (SPD ) as chairman.

The distribution of seats in the federation council:

Coat of arms

The coat of arms of the municipality Betz village is split right into a golden red, with the viewer looking lion with red tongue, left in black and a silver slant bar, occupied by three black Eberköpfen. The lion is from the coat of arms of the Counts of Sayn and the Eberköpfe from the Lords of Freusburg.


In the state elections of the municipality Betz village belonging to communities belong to the constituency 01-Betzdorf/Kirchen (Sieg), in federal elections for constituency 198 - Neuwied.

Economy and infrastructure

The community association Betz village has an unemployment rate of 7.3 % and 8,512 social insurance jobs, of which the majority ( 3,745 ) in the manufacturing sector. At 31 December 2003


In the municipality of Betz Betz village village station, a railway junction is located at:

  • The victory line ( KBS 460) Aachen - Cologne - Siegen - Wetzlar - Gießen - Frankfurt
  • Heller Valley Railway ( KBS 462) Betzdorf - Haiger / Dillenburg
  • The Daadetalbahn ( KBS 463 ) Betzdorf - Daaden.

The municipality is situated approximately 20 kilometers off the A45 and close to the winning country - airport approved for instrument and night flight operations. The airports of Cologne / Bonn and Frankfurt / Main can be reached by train.

Established businesses

The largest employers in the community association Betz village are "SSI Schäfer Shop International" ( Office Product ) and " Faurecia " ( automotive ) and " Rexnord Kette GmbH " (industrial chain manufacturer).

Public institutions

Educational institutions

In the municipality Betz village there are four primary schools, a secondary school plus two secondary schools and one vocational school, a high school and a special school.

Leisure and sports facilities

In the municipality there are in addition a number of smaller sports fields, the stadium "On the Buhl ".