Hochtaunuskreis

district in Hesse, Germany

The Hochtaunuskreis is a Kreis (district) in the middle of Hesse, Germany. It is part of the Frankfurt/Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region.

Hochtaunuskreis
Flag of Hochtaunuskreis
Flag
Coat of arms of Hochtaunuskreis
Coat of arms
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Adm. regionDarmstadt
CapitalBad Homburg vor der Höhe
Area
 • Total482.06 km2 (186.12 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2016)[1]
 • Total234,991
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationHG
Websitehttp://www.hochtaunuskreis.de

The Taunus mountains cover the district.

Towns and municipalitiesEdit

 
Towns and municipalities in Hochtaunuskreis
Towns Municipalities
  1. Bad Homburg vor der Höhe
  2. Friedrichsdorf
  3. Königstein im Taunus
  4. Kronberg im Taunus
  5. Neu-Anspach
  6. Oberursel (Taunus)
  7. Steinbach (Taunus)
  8. Usingen
  1. Glashütten
  2. Grävenwiesbach
  3. Schmitten
  4. Wehrheim
  5. Weilrod

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). January 2018.

Coordinates: 50°17′N 8°31′E / 50.283°N 8.517°E / 50.283; 8.517