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Lahn-Dill-Kreis - DE722

EU regions: Germany > Hesse > Giessen Government Region > Lahn-Dill-Kreis

map of Lahn-Dill-Kreis DE722
coat of arms Lahn-Dill-Kreis DE722
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2017103
number of inhabitants2019253 777
population density2018238.5
old-age dependency ratio201934.3

* more on wikidata Q7905 * Lahn-Dill-Kreis slovensky: DE722

demographic pyramid DE722 Lahn-Dill-Kreis

From wikipedia:

Lahn-Dill is a Kreis (district) in the west of Hesse, Germany. Neighboring districts are Siegen-Wittgenstein, Marburg-Biedenkopf, Gießen, Wetteraukreis, Hochtaunuskreis, Limburg-Weilburg, Westerwaldkreis.


In 1977 the district Gießen was merged with the districts Wetzlar and Dillkreis to the new Lahn-Dill-Kreis. However this big district wasn't popular, so in 1979 Gießen was split from it.


The main rivers of the district are the Lahn and the Dill, which also gave it the name. It is mountain landscape with the Westerwald in the west, the Taunus in the south, the Lahn-Dill-Bergland in the east and the Rothaargebirge of the Sauerland in the north. The highest elevation with 671 m is near Rittershausen (part of Dietzhölztal), the lowest with 135 is in the Lahn valley in Biskirchen (part of the town of Leun).

other: Giessen Government Region, Gießen, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Limburg-Weilburg, Marburg-Biedenkopf, Vogelsbergkreis

neighbours: Siegen-Wittgenstein, Westerwaldkreis, Hochtaunuskreis, Wetteraukreis, Gießen, Limburg-Weilburg, Marburg-Biedenkopf


Current statistics

November 2020: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 222976, of which 76472 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.1 % (2.8 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 21.2 % (12.2 %), Revúca 21.2 % (11.3 %), Kežmarok 19.0 % (9.5 %), Rožňava 17.6 % (9.1 %), Sabinov 16.8 % (8.3 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 3.8 %, Hlohovec 4.1 %, Bratislava I 4.1 %, Ilava 4.5 %, Trenčín 4.5 %