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Vogelsbergkreis - DE725

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

map of Vogelsbergkreis DE725
coat of arms Vogelsbergkreis DE725
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201684
number of inhabitants2018106 451
population density201773.1
old-age dependency ratio201837.5

* Vogelsbergkreis slovensky: DE725

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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 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%