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Eppenberg

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Country  Germany
District  Cochem-Zell
Elevation  500 m (1,600 ft)
State  Rhineland-Palatinate
Municipal assoc.  Kaisersesch
Time zone  CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Eppenberg

Eppenberg is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Cochem-Zell district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Kaisersesch, whose seat is in the like-named town.

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Map of 5012 Eppenberg-W%C3%B6schnau, Switzerland

Location

The municipality lies in the Eifel.

History

Beginning in 1794, Eppenberg lay under French rule. In 1815 it was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia at the Congress of Vienna. Since 1946, it has been part of the then newly founded state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Municipal council

The council is made up of 6 council members, who were elected by majority vote at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.

Mayor

Eppenberg’s mayor is Bernd Brachtendorf, and his deputies are Werner Faßbender and Albert Wölwer.

Buildings

The following are listed buildings or sites in Rhineland-Palatinate’s Directory of Cultural Monuments:

  • Near the graveyard – Wayside chapel, plastered building, 19th century; Gothic Revival gypsum Pietà, 20th century
  • Youth

    Since the summer of 2005, Eppenberg has had a youth centre for all the village’s youth, who organize the yearly Walpurgis Night festivities and village festival.

    Kermis

    The St.-Anna-Kirmes is held each year on the last weekend in July.

    References

    Eppenberg Wikipedia


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