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Ellenz-Poltersdorf is a Moselle River cruise port in Germany. The town is located in Verbandsgemeinde (Ortsgemeinde) municipality in Cochem-Zell district (Rhineland-Palatinate). The town covers a total area of approx 7 km2 (3 ml2) and has population around 1,000.
- This winegrowing Ellenz-Poltersdorf area belongs to Verbandsgemeinde of Cochem, with a seat in the like-named Cochem town.
- The municipality is on Moselle River and in the middle of Cochemer Krampen - a 24 km (15 ml) long river waterway made up of lots of winding bows. The town is situated on a point bar, located towards the southeast flattens as it reaches the river.
- Mayen is approx 30 km (19 ml) away, and Koblenz is approx 50 km (31 ml) away. Directly across Moselle River is Beilstein, connected with Ellenz-Poltersdorf via regular ferry service.
- While the municipal area (mainly wooded land) stretches along both sides of Moselle, the 2 constituent communities (Poltersdorf and Ellenz) are both on the river's left bank. As here are most of the vineyards, most winegrowing estates are also within the municipal area. The most popular is Ellenzer Goldbaumchen.
- In 1794, the overlordship held by Electorate of Trier was swept away via French Revolutionary occupation. In 1815, Ellenz-Poltersdorf was assigned to Prussia. Until 1945, the town was part of Germany's Rhine Province and since 1946 it is part Rhineland-Palatinate.