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Dierdorf is a municipality in the district of Neuwied, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated in the Westerwald, approx. 20 km northeast of Neuwied, and 20 km north of Koblenz (Koblenz vacation rentals | Koblenz travel guide).

Dierdorf is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Dierdorf.

Senior visitors will find that Dierdorf lies more or less right in the middle of Germany, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Known as the town of best geographical environment, it has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. The first land development in Dierdorf dates back to the year 1100. Dierdorf received municipal rights on 17 June 1357.

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Dierdorf is located in the Middle Westerwald in the so-called "Dierdorfer sink". The area is surrounded by ancient times of the forestry and agriculture. Through the city flows the wood stream, a tributary of Wied. The nearest major cities are in the southwest and north of Neuwied old churches and Hachenburg. The neighboring municipalities are Raubach in the northwest, Marienhausen the east and the west Dernbach.

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More about the History of Dierdorf

Middle Ages

In the aforementioned documentary mention in 1204 from the chief village is called with parish Dyrdorph as property of the lords of Berg and Brown Isenburg. So Dierdorf was already settled in 1204, the first settlement was probably at least go back to the period around 1100. In the first half of the 13th Rights of the century abbey in the parish Rommersdorf Dierdorf mentioned. In 1324 pledged Count Johann I von Braun Mountain, Lord of Isenburg († after 1327), his castle in Dierdorf on the Walpoden Ludwig von Reichenstein, who promised to maintain the truce and after repayment of the deposit, the castle once again . vacate Count William of Wied and Isenburg (1324-1383), grandson of John I sold his possessions in 1344 in Dierdorf to the Archbishop of Trier (Trier vacation rentals | Trier travel guide) and Elector Baldwin of Luxembourg. In 1355 William I receives the Dierdorfer possessions of the diocese of Trier as a fiefdom.

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Dierdorf is a municipality in the district of Neuwied, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated in the Westerwald, approx. 20 km northeast of Neuwied, and 20 km north of Koblenz. Dierdorf is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Dierdorf.

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