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Marburg

seat of Landkreis Marburg-Biedenkopf and city in Hesse, Germany

Marburg is a city in Hesse, Germany, on the Lahn river. It is the main town of the Marburg-Biedenkopf Rural District. It has about 80,000 inhabitants and a small, but well-known university.

Marburg
Marburg: the castle, upper town, and St Elizabeth's church
Marburg: the castle, upper town, and St Elizabeth's church
Coat of arms of Marburg
Coat of arms
Location of Marburg within Marburg-Biedenkopf district
Marburg-Biedenkopf Marburg.png
Marburg is located in Germany
Marburg
Marburg
Marburg is located in Hesse
Marburg
Marburg
Coordinates: 50°48′36″N 08°46′15″E / 50.81000°N 8.77083°E / 50.81000; 8.77083Coordinates: 50°48′36″N 08°46′15″E / 50.81000°N 8.77083°E / 50.81000; 8.77083
CountryGermany
StateHesse
DistrictMarburg-Biedenkopf
Government
 • Lord MayorDr. Thomas Spies (SPD)
Area
 • Total123.91 km2 (47.84 sq mi)
Elevation
173-412 m (−1,179 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total74,675
 • Density600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
35001-35043
Dialling codes06421
Vehicle registrationMR
WebsiteStadt Marburg

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). January 2018.

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