Schwalm-Eder-Kreis

district in Hesse, Germany

Schwalm-Eder is a Kreis (district) in the north of Hesse, Germany.

Schwalm-Eder-Kreis
Coat of arms of Schwalm-Eder-Kreis
Coat of arms
Hesse hr.png
Country Germany
StateHesse
CapitalHomberg (Efze)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total193,003
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationHR
Websitehttp://www.schwalm-eder-kreis.de

PartnershipsEdit

The district has partnerships with

GeographyEdit

The two rivers Schwalm and Eder gave the district its name.

Coat of armsEdit

  The coat of arms shows the lion of Hesse in the top. Below are wavy lines which symbolize the three main rivers in the district, Schwalm, Eder and Fulda.

Towns and municipalitiesEdit

Towns Municipalities
  1. Borken
  2. Felsberg
  3. Fritzlar
  4. Gudensberg
  5. Homberg
  6. Melsungen
  7. Neukirchen
  8. Niedenstein
  9. Schwalmstadt
  10. Schwarzenborn
  11. Spangenberg
  1. Bad Zwesten
  2. Edermünde
  3. Frielendorf
  4. Gilserberg
  5. Guxhagen
  6. Jesberg
  7. Knüllwald
  8. Körle
  9. Malsfeld
  1. Morschen
  2. Neuental
  3. Oberaula
  4. Ottrau
  5. Schrecksbach
  6. Wabern
  7. Willingshausen

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