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Hochtaunuskreis - DE718

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


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indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2016141
number of inhabitants2018235 995
population density2017488.6
old-age dependency ratio201836

* Hochtaunuskreis slovensky: DE718

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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, Darmstadt, Frankfurt am Main, Offenbach am Main, Wiesbaden, Kreis Bergstraße, Darmstadt-Dieburg, Groß-Gerau, Hochtaunuskreis, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Main-Taunus-Kreis, Odenwaldkreis, Offenbach, Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis, Wetteraukreis

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


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DE718

Current statistics

October 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 166302, of which 57619 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.0% (2.1% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.2% (11.1%), Revúca 18.1% (9.4%), Kežmarok 16.9% (7.5%), Rožňava 14.6% (7.8%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.4% (7.1%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.3%, Trenčín 2.4%, Hlohovec 2.7%, Nitra 2.8%, Ilava 2.8%