Ruwer (municipality)

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Ruwer is a Verbandsgemeinde
Verbandsgemeinde
A Verbandsgemeinde is an administrative unit in the German Bundesländer of Rhineland-Palatinate and Saxony-Anhalt.-Rhineland-Palatinate:...

(collective municipality
Municipality
A municipality is essentially an urban administrative division having corporate status and usually powers of self-government. It can also be used to mean the governing body of a municipality. A municipality is a general-purpose administrative subdivision, as opposed to a special-purpose district...

) with 18,014 inhabitants (Dez. 2008) on the river Ruwer
Ruwer River
The Ruwer is a river in Germany with a length of 46 kilometres, a right tributary of the Moselle River. The valley of the Ruwer is a part of the wine-growing region Mosel near Trier in Rhineland-Palatinate...

 near Trier
Trier
Trier, historically called in English Treves is a city in Germany on the banks of the Moselle. It is the oldest city in Germany, founded in or before 16 BC....

 in Rhineland-Palatinate
Rhineland-Palatinate
Rhineland-Palatinate is one of the 16 states of the Federal Republic of Germany. It has an area of and about four million inhabitants. The capital is Mainz. English speakers also commonly refer to the state by its German name, Rheinland-Pfalz ....

, Germany
Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

. It is famous for the wine from the wine-growing region Mosel, which previously was called Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, and which was founded by the Romans
Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome was a thriving civilization that grew on the Italian Peninsula as early as the 8th century BC. Located along the Mediterranean Sea and centered on the city of Rome, it expanded to one of the largest empires in the ancient world....

. The administrative seat (formerly located in Ruwer, which was an independent municipality until it was incorporated into the city Trier) is located in Waldrach
Waldrach
Waldrach is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, near Trier.-External links:* *...

 since November 2005.
Ruwer consists of the following 20 Ortsgemeinden ("local municipalities"):
Name Area
(km²)
1563
(Fireplaces)
1684
(Fireplaces)
1818
(Population)
2000
(Population)
2008
(Population)
Bonerath
Bonerath
Bonerath is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany....

4.25 6 6 151 256 258
Farschweiler
Farschweiler
Farschweiler is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany....

7.45 13 8 197 760 758
Gusterath
Gusterath
Gusterath is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany....

4.41 5 9 141 2,015 1,863
Gutweiler
Gutweiler
Gutweiler is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany....

2.51 7 7 100 739 632
Herl
Herl
Herl is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany....

2.83 5 7 140 254 258
Hinzenburg
Hinzenburg
Hinzenburg is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany....

2.87 3 3 82 164 141
Holzerath
Holzerath
Holzerath is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.-References:...

6.76 6 5 186 498 444
Kasel
4.53 25 21 255 1,347 1,228
Korlingen
Korlingen
Korlingen is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.-References:...

2.08 9 6 97 890 794
Lorscheid
Lorscheid
Lorscheid is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany....

5.09 11 12 187 621 611
Mertesdorf
Mertesdorf
Mertesdorf is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, near Trier. Grünhaus is a part of Mertesdorf.-References:...

6.47 20 14 287 1,762 1,671
Morscheid
Morscheid
Morscheid is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany....

5.48 17 18 227 821 937
Ollmuth
Ollmuth
Ollmuth is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.-External links:*...

3.93 4 4 91 174 163
Osburg
Osburg
Osburg is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, near Trier.-External links:* *...

33.92 23 17 515 1,943 2,387
Pluwig
Pluwig
Pluwig is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany....

4.87 9 9 250 1,231 1,408
Riveris
Riveris
Riveris is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The village lies in the valley of the river Riveris.-References:...

2.11 4 4 133 364 431
Schöndorf
Schöndorf, Rhineland-Palatinate
Schöndorf is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.-References:...

10.03 12 12 296 831 783
Sommerau
Sommerau
Sommerau is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany....

1.04 1 1 29 74 78
Thomm
Thomm
Thomm is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, near Trier on the river Moselle.The Fell Exhibition Slate Mine is adjacent to Thomm.-External links:* *...

4.49 16 12 327 1,041 1,096
Waldrach
Waldrach
Waldrach is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, near Trier.-External links:* *...

12.45 53 41 533 2,179 2,044
Σ Ruwer (Verbandsgemeinde)
127.57 249 216 4,224 17,964 17,985


The Verbandsgemeinde Ruwer is a part of the district
Trier-Saarburg
Trier-Saarburg
Trier-Saarburg is a district in the west of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Neighboring districts are Bitburg-Prüm, Bernkastel-Wittlich, Birkenfeld, Sankt Wendel , and Merzig-Wadern . To the west it borders Luxembourg...

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