Wittlich

The town of Wittlich is the seat of the Bernkastel-Wittlich district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Its historic town centre and the beauty of the surrounding countryside make the town a centre for tourism in southwest Germany.

Wittlich
Location of Wittlich within Bernkastel-Wittlich district
Wittlich
Wittlich
Coordinates: 49°59′13″N 06°53′23″E
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictBernkastel-Wittlich
Subdivisions6
Government
  Mayor (201725) Joachim Rodenkirch[1] (CDU)
Area
  Total49.64 km2 (19.17 sq mi)
Elevation
160 m (520 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
  Total19,222
  Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
54516
Dialling codes06571
Vehicle registrationWIL
Websitewww.wittlich.de

Wittlich is the middle centre for a feeder area of 56 municipalities in the Eifel and Moselle area with a population of roughly 64,000. With some 18,000 inhabitants, Wittlich is the biggest town between Trier and Koblenz and the fourth biggest between Mainz and the Belgian border.