Benzweiler   is located in Germany
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Benzweiler is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis (district) in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Rheinböllen, whose seat is in the like-named town. Benzweiler is a tourism municipality (Fremdenverkehrsgemeinde).

The municipality lies in the Hunsrück.

Six barrows northeast of the village make it plain that Celts settled here in antiquity. Beginning in 1794, Benzweiler 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.

These are population figures for Benzweiler (for 31 December each time):

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

Benzweiler’s mayor is Rolf Augustin.

This page was last edited on 18 July 2017, at 09:09.
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