Adenau

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Adenau
1630 Fachwerk house in marketplace
1630 Fachwerk house in marketplace
Flag of Adenau
Coat of arms of Adenau
Location of Adenau within Ahrweiler district
Adenau in AW.svg
Adenau is located in Germany
Adenau
Adenau
Adenau is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Adenau
Adenau
Coordinates: 50°23′N 6°56′E / 50.383°N 6.933°E / 50.383; 6.933Coordinates: 50°23′N 6°56′E / 50.383°N 6.933°E / 50.383; 6.933
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictAhrweiler
Municipal assoc.Adenau
Government
 • Stadtbürgermeister (2019–24) Arnold Hoffmann[1] (CDU)
Area
 • Total18.56 km2 (7.17 sq mi)
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,955
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
53511–53518
Dialling codes02691
Vehicle registrationAW
Websitewww.stadt-adenau.de

Adenau is a town in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is located within High Eifel. The population in 2020 was about 3,000. There is a volcano east of the town. A rock festival Rock am Ring is held each year. In the Middle Ages, Order of Saint John was located in the town. This was a German Protestant group of knights. The town is also called Johanniterstadt.

References[change | change source]

  1. Direktwahlen 2019, Landkreis Ahrweiler, Landeswahlleiter Rheinland-Pfalz, accessed 3 August 2021.
  2. "Bevölkerungsstand 2020, Kreise, Gemeinden, Verbandsgemeinden". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2021.