Bruchertseifen is a municipality in the district of Old Churches ( Westerwald) in Rhineland- Palatinate. It belongs to the municipality Hamm (Sieg).

Community structure

To Bruchertseifen except the eponymous site include the hamlets of Hader 's, Hofacker, Langenbach and Neuschlade.


Bruchertseifen was first documented in 1610. Together with Hader 's and Langenbach formed Bruchertseifen a "Send " (administrative unit ), which belonged to the parish of Hamm in the county of Sayn.

After saynischen inheritance in 1636 the villages Bruchertseifen, Hader 's and Langenbach came to the county of Sayn- ​​Hachenburg. The place Hader 's lay on the border of Sayn- ​​Hachenburg and Sayn- ​​old churches to 1787 were in Hachenbach Freiburgische part five houses in Altenkirchischen part of a house. Today the district Hofacker was also one of Sayn- ​​old churches and until 1955 the municipality Racksen.

1799 was the county of Sayn- ​​Hachenburg, thus Bruchertseifen, to the Counts of Nassau -Weilburg; 1806-1815 included the towns of the duchy of Nassau. Under the management of Nassau were the places to the Official Schöneberg and the governmental district Ehrenbreitstein. Because of the Congress of Vienna (1815 ) agreements, the area of Nassau to the Kingdom of Prussia was ceded. Under the Prussian administration was 1816, the parish of Hamm in the newly formed Mayor's Hamm, who was assigned to the District Old Churches in the Region of Koblenz and from 1822 at the Rhine Province.

The district Langenbach was divided until 1974, the right of the Long Bach the village belonged to the municipality Helmeroth, left the stream always been to Bruchertseifen.

The development of the population of Bruchertseifen based on the present-day municipality; the values ​​from 1871 to 1987 based on population censuses:

Parish council

The local council in Bruchertseifen consists of twelve council members, who were elected at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009 by majority vote, and the honorary mayor as chairman.


By Bruchertseifen the highway passes 256


  • Margret Wintermantel ( b. 1947 ), President of the DAAD, previously President of the German Rectors ' Conference and the University of the Saarland
  • Thomas Enders, (* 1958) in Neuschlade, Chief Executive Officer ( CEO) of EADS.


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