Nisterberg is a municipality in the district of Old Churches ( Westerwald) in Rhineland- Palatinate. It belongs to the municipality Daaden.


The district Nisterberg borders the Westerwald region; Neighboring towns are therefore in the southwest Lautzenbrücken, in the southeast courtyard and south Bad Marienberg, in the north is Friedewald and Daaden.


The town was first mentioned in 1262.

Nisterberg belonged until 1806 to the County of Sayn- ​​old churches and parish Daaden. The county of Sayn- ​​old churches came in 1791 on the Erbweg to Prussia and was awarded 1803 Reichsdeputationshauptschluss the Principality of Nassau- Usingen. 1806 came the two princes of Nassau in the Napoleonic Confederation of the Rhine, so that the region of 1806 belonged to the Duchy of Nassau. Because of the Congress of Vienna (1815 ) agreements the territory of the former saynischen counties of the Kingdom of Prussia was ceded.

Under the Prussian administration Nisterberg was assigned to the newly built district of Old churches of the mayoralty Daaden that belonged from 1822 to the Rhine province.

The development of the population of Nisterberg, the values ​​from 1871 to 1987 based on population censuses:

Parish council

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

Culture and sights


  • A small cemetery chapel, possibly John 's Chapel.
  • The Backes, where even today Backes bread is baked.
  • A gymnasium with bleachers, a bowling alley, a village hall and a barbecue hut.

Regular events

  • Backes hard
  • Oktoberfest

Cultural monuments

List of cultural monuments in Nisterberg