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Limburg-Weilburg - DE723

EU regions: Germany > Hesse > Giessen Government Region > Limburg-Weilburg

map of Limburg-Weilburg DE723
flag of Limburg-Weilburg DE723 coat of arms Limburg-Weilburg DE723
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201793
number of inhabitants2019172 083
population density2018233.1
old-age dependency ratio201933

* more on wikidata Q7906 * on OpenStreetMap * Limburg-Weilburg slovensky: DE723

demographic pyramid DE723 Limburg-Weilburg

From wikipedia:

Limburg-Weilburg is a Kreis (district) in the west of Hesse, Germany. Neighboring districts are Lahn-Dill, Hochtaunuskreis, Rheingau-Taunus, Rhein-Lahn, Westerwaldkreis.


  • 1867 the Oberlahnkreis, capital Weilburg was created
  • 1886 the district Limburg an der Lahn, capital Limburg created.
  • 1974 both districts were merged due to the district reorganization in Hesse.


The district is located between the two mountain areas Westerwald and Taunus. The main river is the Lahn, a tributary of the Rhine.

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

neighbours: Rhein-Lahn-Kreis, Westerwaldkreis, Hochtaunuskreis, Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis, Lahn-Dill-Kreis


Current statistics

August 2020: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 229517, of which 70084 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.4 % (2.6 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 22.3 % (12.0 %), Revúca 21.4 % (10.8 %), Kežmarok 18.8 % (9.1 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 3.8 %, Bratislava I 4.2 %, Hlohovec 4.5 %, Trenčín 4.6 %, Bratislava IV 4.8 %