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Vogelsbergkreis - DE725

EU regions: Germany > Hesse > Giessen Government Region > Vogelsbergkreis

map of Vogelsbergkreis DE725
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GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201784
number of inhabitants2019105 878
population density201872.8
old-age dependency ratio201938.3

* more on wikidata Q7901 * on OpenStreetMap * Vogelsbergkreis slovensky: DE725

demographic pyramid DE725 Vogelsbergkreis

From wikipedia:

The Vogelsbergkreis is a Kreis (district) in the middle of Hesse, Germany. Neighbouring districts are Schwalm-Eder, Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Fulda, Main-Kinzig, Wetteraukreis, Gießen and Marburg-Biedenkopf.


The district was created in 1972 by merging the former districts Alsfeld and Lauterbach.


The main feature of the district is the Vogelsberg, an extinct volcano, last active 7 million years ago.

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

neighbours: Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Wetteraukreis, Gießen, Marburg-Biedenkopf, Fulda, Hersfeld-Rotenburg


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 %