Sosberg is a municipality in the district Cochem-Zell, in Rhineland -Palatinate. It belongs to the municipality of Zell an (Mosel).

  • 4.1 Structures
  • 4.2 Regular events


Sosberg located on edge of a slope in the northern Hunsrück between the Moselle, the Nahe and the Rhine and the Idar-/Soonwald. East of the village flows the brook Mörsdorfer towards Mosel.


The first written record comes from the year 1330 under the name Soysbergh. The place was until 1781 " Dreiherrisches territory." As in Beltheimer court to the Electorate of Trier, Sponheim and Brown Horn ( Winneburg and Metternich later) divided the country rule. Beginning in 1794, Sosberg under French rule and was from 1798 to 1814 in the canton of cell in the Rhine -Moselle department. 1815 it to the Congress of Vienna was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia. Since 1946 it has been part of Rhineland- Palatinate then newly founded. By the 8th Administrative Simplification Act of July 18, 1970 with effect from November 7, 1970 the community Sosberg came after the dissolution of the municipality Blankenrath to the municipality of Zell (Mosel ).


Parish council

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

Coat of arms

The coat of arms is cleaved twice. Front in silver a red, continuous cross, topped with a silver bugle. The midfield is in a green linkshin -looking, silver halberd, behind a silver - red chess at three locations in eleven series.

The Red Cross in Silver reminiscent of the Electorate of Trier, the silver bugle marks the reign Beilstein, the silver halberd refers to the hl. Matthias, the patron saint of the church, the green middle notes the agricultural structure of the community, the silver - red chess is the coat of arms of Rear County of Sponheim.

Culture and sights


See list of cultural monuments in Sosberg

Regular events

  • Traditional Schützenfest the gun club Sosberg