Schwalm-Eder-Kreis

district in Hesse, Germany

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

Schwalm-Eder-Kreis
Flag of Schwalm-Eder-Kreis
Coat of arms of Schwalm-Eder-Kreis
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Coordinates: Coordinates: 51°02′N 9°22′E / 51.033°N 9.367°E / 51.033; 9.367
CountryGermany
StateHesse
CapitalHomberg (Efze)
Area
 • Total1,538.46 km2 (594.00 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2020)[1]
 • Total179,840
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (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

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerung in Hessen am 31.12.2020 nach Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). June 2021.

Other websitesEdit