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The municipality lies in the central Hunsrück in the valley of the Sohrbach. The municipal area measures 3.90 km², 0.89 km² of which is wooded. North of the village runs Bundesstraße 50, while to the south runs the historical Via Ausonia, a Roman road (called the Ausoniusstraße in German). Four kilometres northwest of Niedersohren lies Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. iedersohren lies roughly 4 km southwest of Rhineland-Palatinate’s geographical midpoint. The cities of Mainz, Koblenz and Trier are more or less equidistant from Niedersohren.
Things to See in Niedersohren
Schulstraße 8 – estate complex along the street; timber-frame building, late 19th century, timber-frame stable, partly solid; whole complex of buildings
Sohrener Weg 4 – L-shaped estate, timber-frame; whole complex of buildings
Niedersohrener Hof, east of Niedersohren – building with hipped roof; whole complex of buildings
Kinderfastnacht (“Children’s Fastnacht”, on Shrove Tuesday)
Nikolausfeier (on the first Saturday in December)
Theatre Evening (early September)
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More about the History of Niedersohren
Bearing witness to Roman settlement are graves found on the Via Ausonia and near the Annahof, where in 1884 fragments of a Roman grave memorial bearing a scene from daily life, and a cube-shaped quarrystone from the frieze of a second grave were unearthed. These are now found in the Museum Bonn.
In 1301, King Albrecht enfeoffed Eberhard von Sponheim with the village. The Counts of Sponheim held an estate in Niedersohren.
In the 18th century, the Margrave of Baden was the landholder. Beginning in 1794, Niedersohren 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.
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Niedersohren 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 Kirchberg, whose seat is in the like-named town.
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