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, the Philipps-University.
|• Lord mayor||Dr. Thomas Spies (SPD)|
|• Total||124.5 km2 (48.1 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||412 m (1,352 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||173 m (568 ft)|
|• Density||630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
The upper part of Old town, near the castle and above the former village 'Weidenhausen' at river Lahn and a bridge is called 'Oberstadt' (upper town).
Marburg with its castle and a hill
A special tower near Marburg
The town hall in Marburg, at square 'market place' of 'Oberstadt'
The Neustadt in the centre of Marburg
timber framing houses near of town hall
The Lahn valley is surrounded by hill chains called Lahnberge and Marburger Rücken in the Central Uplands (Mittelgebirge), part of West Hesse Highlands. The city districts Cyriaxweimar, Elnhausen, Michelbach and Schröck are on the other side of these two hill chains.
- "Bevölkerung in Hessen am 31.12.2022 nach Gemeinden" (XLS) (in German). Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt. June 2023.
- Lahntalradweg - Hessischer Radfernweg, hessen.de
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