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Hunfeld

Hunfeld is a town in the district of Fulda, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated 16 km northeast of Fulda. In 2000, the town hosted the 40th Hessentag state festival. Hunfeld has a population close to 16.000.

Hungen

Hungen is a town in the district of GieSen, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated 20 km southeast of GieSen, and 18 km northeast of Friedberg. Surrounding towns are Laubach to the north, Nidda to the east, Wolfersheim to the south, and Munzenberg and ...

Kelkheim

Located on the southwestern slopes of the Taunus mountains, Kelkheim is noted for its attractive scenery. Kelkheim is located approximately 10 km to the west of Frankfurt. Wiesbaden, the state capital of Hesse, is about 25 km away, while the Main ...

Konigssondergau

The Konigssondergau was a Frankish gau which existed in the area north of the confluence of the Rhine and Main rivers in Germany, from Frankish times until the end of the 12th century. Often mistakenly equated with the Rheingau, the Gau was based ...

Kriftel

Kriftel is a municipality in the Main-Taunus district, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated 16 km west of Frankfurt. It has about 11.000 inhabitants. Kriftel is also commonly known as "Fruit Orchard of the Anterior Taunus" Obstgarten des Vordertaunu ...

Province of Kurhessen

The Province of Kurhessen was a province of Prussia within Nazi Germany between 1944 and 1945. Although all German states, including Prussia, had de facto been dissolved since 1933, the Nazi government formally dissolved the Prussian Province of ...

Langenhain

Langenhain is a village and a district in the town of Hofheim, Hesse, near Frankfurt, Germany. The village was incorporated into Hofheim in 1972, and it is in the north part of the city. The district currently has a population of around 4.000. Ro ...

Langgons

Langgons is a municipality in the district of GieSen, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated 10 km south of GieSen. Due to the towns convenient proximity to several former U.S. military bases; Ayers Kaserne, Giessen Army Depot, and Ray Barracks, the t ...

Linsengericht

Linsengericht consists of the Ortsteile AltenhaSlau, EidengesaS, Geislitz with Hof Eich and Eichermuhle, GroSenhausen with Waldrode and Lutzelhausen.

Maintal

Maintal is the second largest town of the Main-Kinzig district, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated on the river Main, between Frankfurt am Main and Hanau.

Maintal-Dornigheim

Dornigheims existence was first documented in the year 793. According to a document Wolfbodo donated the Maingau including "Turinchheim" old name of the city to the Abbot of Lorsch. The proprietorship was shared between the counts of Hanau and th ...

Malmeneich

Malmeneich is a village in Hesse, Germany. It belongs to the municipality of Elz. Its post code is 65604 and its dialing code is 06433. It has 345 inhabitants.

Mappershainer Kopf

Mappershainer Kopf is a hill in Hesse, Germany, part of the Taunus range. It rises to a height of 548 metres, making it the highest peak in the western part of the Taunus. The nearest settlement is Mapperhain and the nearest town is Heidenrod. Th ...

Marbach, Marburg

Marbach was mentioned in 1272 with the name Marpah. Also it was noticed in the register of the city of Marburg in 1374, where Marbach was a small village of the Landgraves of Thuringia, beside the other districts Ockershausen, Wehrda and Cappel.

Mengeringhausen

Mengeringhausen is a village and a municipal district of Bad Arolsen in Waldeck-Frankenberg, in Hesse, Germany. Its population is estimated at 3.800. First time mentioned as a town Stadt Mengeringhausen in 1234. The town was in possession of sove ...

Messel

Messel is a municipality in the district of Darmstadt-Dieburg in Hesse near Frankfurt am Main in Germany. The village is first mentioned, as Masilla, in the Lorsch codex. Messel was the property of the lords of Groschlag from ca. 1400 to 1799. Af ...

Modautal

Modautal is a municipality in the Darmstadt-Dieburg district, in Hesse, Germany. Approximately 5.050 inhabitants live in 11 districts on an area of 31 km 2 with about 38.7% wood. The first historical chronicles date back to the 13th century.

Province of Nassau

The Province of Nassau was a province of Prussia from 1944 to 1945. Although all German states including Prussia had been de facto dissolved since 1933, the Nazi government formally dissolved the Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau into two provinc ...

Nidda, Hesse

Nidda is a town in the district Wetterau, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated on the Nidda river, approximately 40 km northeast of Frankfurt am Main.

Nieder-Erlenbach

Nieder-Erlenbach is since August 1, 1972, the northernmost city district and an Ortsbezirk of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Anna-Schmidt-Schule, a private school, is located in Nieder-Erlenbach.

Niederrad

Niederrad is a city district of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is part of the Ortsbezirk Sud and is subdivided into the Stadtbezirke Niederrad-Nord, Niederrad-Sud and the new Niederrad-West.

Nordend (Frankfurt am Main)

Nordend-West and Nordend-Ost are two city districts of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The division into a western and an eastern part is mostly for administrative purposes as the Nordend is generally considered an entity. Both city districts are par ...

Oberstedten

Oberstedten is one of five town districts of Oberursel, located north of the core city and immediately northwest of Frankfurt am Main in Germany. It is part of the Frankfurt Rhein-Main urban area at the border of Bad Homburg.

Offenbach-Bieber

A small river, a tributary of the Rodau called Bieber flows through the village. At the top of the hill Bieberer Berg elevation 120 m above NHN stands the soccer-stadium Sparda Bank Hessen Stadion, formerly the Stadion Bieberer Berg, home of the ...

Offenbach-Lauterborn

Lauterborn is a borough of Offenbach am Main, Germany, with approximately 11.700 inhabitants. It is located in the south-east part of the town and borders Frankfurt and the municipal forest.

Ortenberg, Hesse

Ortenberg is a town in the Wetteraukreis district, in Hesse, Germany. It is located 22 km east of Friedberg, and 38 km northeast of Frankfurt am Main.

Palmengarten

The Palmengarten is one of three botanical gardens in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is located in the Westend-Sud district. It covers a surface of 22 hectares. Like many public sites in Frankfurt, it was privately financed and implemented by the ...

Praunheim

Praunheim is a city district of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is part of the Ortsbezirk Mitte-West and is subdivided into five Stadtbezirke: Praunheim, Praunheim-Nord, Praunheim-Sud, Alt-Praunheim and Westhausen. It is located along the north ba ...

Rheinburgenweg Trail

Rhine Castle trail - Rheinburgenweg, follows the left side of the Rhine from Bingen to Remagen-Rolandseck and the right side takes the route of the Rheinsteig from Rudesheim am Rhein to Koblenz.

Riederwald

Riederwald is a city district of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is part of the Ortsbezirk Ost. Riederwald is one of the smallest districts in Frankfurt. Created at the beginning of the last century in three sections as a residential development f ...

Rodelheim

Rodelheim is a city district of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is part of the Ortsbezirk Mitte-West and is subdivided into the Stadtbezirke Rodelheim-Ost and Rodelheim-West. There are a number of celebrities who have established their base in Rod ...

Romerberg (Frankfurt)

Romerberg is a public space in Frankfurt, Germany. It is located in front of the Romer building complex, seat of the Frankfurt city administration since the 15th century. As the site of numerous Imperial coronations, trade fairs and Christmas mar ...

Schluchtern

Schluchtern is a town in the Main-Kinzig district, in Hesse, Germany. It is located on the river Kinzig, approximately 30 km southwest of Fulda. Schluchtern has a population close to 16.000.

Schoneck, Hesse

Schoneck is a municipality in the Main-Kinzig district, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated 9 km northwest of Hanau, and 15 km northeast of Frankfurt and has 12.576 inhabitants.

Selters (Lahn)

Selters is a village in the district Limburg-Weilburg, Hesse, Germany. It is situated at the Taunus side of the river Lahn and belongs to the municipality Lohnberg. The village has a total population of about 400 inhabitants. The village is famou ...

Sinntal

Sinntal borders on from the north, clockwise: Kalbach Hesse, Motten, the unincorporated area Mottener Forst-Sud, Bad Bruckenau, Zeitlofs, the unincorporated area RoSbacher Forst, Obersinn all Bavaria, the unincorporated area Gutsbezirk Spessart H ...

Sohrewald

Sohrewald is a municipality in the district of Kassel, in Hesse, Germany. It is located 13 kilometers southeast of Kassel. The municipality was formed by the former independent municipalities Eiterhagen, Wattenbach and Wellerode in 1970.

Solms-Wildenfels

Solms-Wildenfels was a minor County around Wildenfels in south-western Saxony, Germany. The House of Solms had its origins at Solms, Hesse. Solms-Wildenfels was a partition of Solms-Baruth. In 1741 it was partitioned between itself and Solms-Sach ...

Sulzbach, Hesse

Sulzbach is first referred to in 1035. It was one of only a few Holy Roman Empire Imperial Villages and one of the five final ones when the Holy Roman Empire was dissolved in 1804.

Tann, Hesse

Tann is a town in the district of Fulda, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated in the Rhon Mountains, 27 km northeast of Fulda. It is an accredited Spa town at the Ulster River.

Veckerhagen Ferry

The Veckerhagen Ferry is a cable ferry across the Weser River in Germany. The ferry crosses between Veckerhagen, in Hesse, and Hemeln, in Lower Saxony. The crossing is located some 26 kilometres north of Kassel. The ferry takes automotive, bicycl ...

Vollmarshausen

The area around Vollmarshausen was settled in the late Bronze Age and early Iron Age about 1200 to about 650 BC. 1951 a large burial site with 252 registered graves, all by cremation was found. It is one of the most important finds from this peri ...

Wallau

Wallau in Taunus is a quarter of Hofheim in Main-Taunus-Kreis in Hesse, Germany, and has a population of 4.650. An archaeological testament to the prehistoric occupation of the area was made when rich Celtic graves were discovered on the west edg ...

Wiesbaden-Breckenheim

Breckenheim, Germany is one of Wiesbadens eastern suburbs, and was incorporated into the city of Wiesbaden on 1 January 1977. It has a population of about 3.600.

Zierenberg

Zierenberg is a town in the district of Kassel, in Hesse, Germany. It is located 19 km east of Bad Arolsen, and 15 km northwest of Kassel on the German Timber-Frame Road.

Ahrensberg (Sackwald)

The densely forested Ahrensberg rises in the Leine Uplands, part of the Lower Saxon Hills. It is located in the Sackwald, that lies between the towns of Alfeld on the Leine to the northwest and the somewhat distant Bad Gandersheim to the southeas ...

Botanischer Garten der Stadt Wilhelmshaven

The Botanischer Garten der Stadt Wilhelmshaven is a municipal botanical garden located at GokerstraSe 125, Wilhelmshaven, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is open daily in the warmer months; admission is free. The garden was established in 1947 as a sch ...

Botanical Garden of TU Braunschweig

The botanical garden of the TU Braunschweig was founded in 1840 by Johann Heinrich Blasius on the banks of the River Oker on the grounds of the former stately mansion in the woods of Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany. It was originally started ...

Botanischer Schulgarten Burg

The Botanischer Schulgarten Burg is a botanical garden for students maintained by the municipal Schulbiologiezentrum Hannover organization. It is located at Vinnhorster Weg 2, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany, and open weekdays. The garden was est ...

Brunsberg (Harburg)

The Brunsberg is a 129 metres high hill on the northwestern edge of the Luneburg Heath in northern Germany. It lies in the Brunsberg Nature Reserve, reserve no. LU 010 with an area of 60.6 hectares, near Sprotze between the towns of Buchholz in d ...