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Hochtaunuskreis - DE718

EU regions: Germany > Hesse > Darmstadt Government Region > Hochtaunuskreis


map of Hochtaunuskreis DE718
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Demographics
number of inhabitants2022237 041
population density2022492
old-age dependency ratio202237.1
Gross domestic product
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2020145

* more on wikidata Q7908 * on OpenStreetMap * Hochtaunuskreis slovensky: DE718

demographic pyramid DE718 Hochtaunuskreis

From wikipedia:

The Hochtaunuskreis is a Kreis (district) in the middle of Hesse, Germany and is part of the Frankfurt/Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region. Neighbouring districts are Lahn-Dill, Wetteraukreis, district-free Frankfurt, Main-Taunus, Rheingau-Taunus, Limburg-Weilburg.

The Hochtaunuskreis and the Landkreis Starnberg regularly compete for the title of the wealthiest district in Germany.

History

The district was created in 1972 when the previous districts Obertaunus and Usingen were merged.

Geography

Geographically it covers the Taunus mountains. The highest elevation of the Taunus, the 881 meter high Großer Feldberg, is in the district. Lowest elevation of the district with 130m is the village Ober Erlenbach. The wealthy towns in the district's densely populated southern part belong to the Frankfurt urban area.

other: Darmstadt Government Region, Hochtaunuskreis, Groß-Gerau, Darmstadt, Frankfurt am Main, Odenwald, Offenbach, Landkreis Bergstraße, Offenbach am Main, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Wiesbaden, Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis, Darmstadt-Dieburg, Main-Taunus-Kreis, Wetteraukreis

neighbours: Wetteraukreis, Limburg-Weilburg, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Main-Taunus-Kreis, Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis, Frankfurt am Main

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Hochtaunuskreis - DE718, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DE718


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