|Bundesland: Rheinland-Pfalz – Landkreis: Kaiserslautern – Verbandsgemeinde: Enkenbach-AlsenbornGeografische Lage: 49°° 31′ N, 07 50′ OHöhe: 309 m ü. NN – Fläche: 5,49 ²km – Einwohner: 1.182 (31. Dezember 2004)
Bevölkerungsdichte: 215 Einwohner je km²
Gemeindeschlüssel: 07 3 35 205
Marktstraße 18 67681 Sembach
Politik Bürgermeister: Hack Fritz (SPD)
Location of Sembach within Kaiserslautern district [show]
Coordinates: 49°30′49″N 07°51′38″ECoordinates: 49°30′49″N 07°51′38″E
• Mayor Hack Fritz (SPD)
• Total 5.49 km2 (2.12 sq mi)
• Total 1,136
• Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 67681
Dialling codes 06303
Vehicle registration KL
For the US military base, see Sembach Kaserne (Sembach Air Base).
Sembach is a municipality in the district of Kaiserslautern in the
state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It forms part of the Verbandsgemeinde
of Enkenbach-Alsenborn. The town is nestled in the Palatinate Forest Nature Park
between Kaiserslautern and Donnersbergkreis. Sembach was first mentioned in the
13th century, in a document about a donation to the monastery of Enkenbach.
1.1 Municipal council
1.2 Sembach By Car
1.3 American military influence
2 External links
The municipal council of Sembach has 17 members, including the mayor (Bürgermeister).
SPD CDU FWG Total
2014 7 4 5 16 seats
Sembach By Car
The Bundesstraße 40 runs through the edge of the town.
The Bundesautobahn 63 (Kaiserslautern- Mainz)
exit Sembach, is 1 km from the middle of Sembach.
Frankfurt is 107 km north from Sembach, and downtown Kaiserslautern (Stadtmitte) is about 8 km away.
American military influence
Headquarters of 17th Air Force from October 1972 until September 30, 1996.
Dependent schooling from Kindergarten to 3rd grade is in Sembach Elementary School
and grades 4th-9th in Sembach Middle School. Many other buildings consist of Sembach
Annex accomplishing a variety of missions for the United States Air Force. Sembach Airbase
was shut down in 1996 with the runway shutting down and the remainder of Sembach AB being
transferred to its current status as an annex of Ramstein Air Base. The former runway has
been mostly dismantled except for a small stretch at the eastern end with the remainder of
the former facility now being an industrial park. An article dated 26 January 2010 in the
Stars & Stripes stated the facility would be turned over to the U.S.
Army by the end of fiscal year 2010 (30 Sep 2010)