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Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis - DE71D

EU regions: Germany > Hesse > Darmstadt Government Region > Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis

map of Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis DE71D
coat of arms Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis DE71D
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201678
number of inhabitants2018186 602
population density2017232.7
old-age dependency ratio201835.5

* Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis slovensky: DE71D

demographic pyramid DE71D Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis

From wikipedia:

Rheingau-Taunus is a Kreis (district) in the west of Hesse, Germany. Neighboring districts are Limburg-Weilburg, Hochtaunuskreis, Main-Taunus-Kreis, district-free Wiesbaden, Mainz-Bingen, Rhein-Lahn.


The district was created in 1977 by merging the Rheingau and Untertaunus districts.


The district covers the western part of the Taunus mountains. The river Rhine forms the district's border in the south.


District council

Recent district elections had the following results:

Coat of arms

The coat of arms combines the coat of arms of the two former districts – in the bottom right the Mainz wheel taken from the Rheingau district, in the top left the lion of Nassau from the former Untertaunuskreis.

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: Wiesbaden, Rhein-Lahn-Kreis, Mainz-Bingen, Hochtaunuskreis, Main-Taunus-Kreis, Limburg-Weilburg


Current statistics

August 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 166241, of which 58827 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.0% (2.1% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.1% (11.1%), Revúca 18.1% (9.4%), Kežmarok 16.4% (7.5%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.5% (7.0%), Rožňava 14.4% (8.0%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.4%, Trenčín 2.5%, Nitra 2.7%, Hlohovec 2.8%, Piešťany 2.8%