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Werra-Meißner-Kreis - DE737

EU regions: Germany > Hesse > Kassel Government Region > Werra-Meißner-Kreis


map of Werra-Meißner-Kreis DE737
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indicatorperiodvalue
number of inhabitants2020100 629
population density201998.7
old-age dependency ratio202041.6

* more on wikidata Q7896 * on OpenStreetMap * Werra-Meißner-Kreis slovensky: DE737

demographic pyramid DE737 Werra-Meißner-Kreis

From wikipedia:

Werra-Meißner is a Kreis (district) in the north of Hesse, Germany. Neighboring districts are Göttingen, Eichsfeld, Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis, Wartburgkreis, district-free Eisenach, Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Kassel.

History

The district was created in 1974 by merging the two districts of Eschwege and Witzenhausen, which had both existed with only slight modifications since 1821.

Geography

The main river in the district is the Werra. The Hoher Meißner at 754 metres (2,474 ft) is the highest elevation of the Meißner mountains, a big basalt massif, the other geographical feature which gave the district its name.

The Hoher Meissner was also home to US military forces up to the fall of the Berlin Wall. Soldiers of the Special Forces guarded the eavesdropping post on the hilltop.

See also: Wanfried agreement.

other: Kassel Government Region, Kassel, Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Werra-Meißner-Kreis, Fulda, Waldeck-Frankenberg, Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Kassel

neighbours: Eichsfeld, Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Kassel, Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Wartburgkreis, Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis, Göttingen


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DE737

Current statistics

September 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 210456, of which 95768 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 7.8 % (3.5 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Revúca 22.4 % (14.1 %), Rimavská Sobota 22.0 % (13.9 %), Kežmarok 18.6 % (10.4 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Nitra 3.9 %, Trenčín 4.0 %, Hlohovec 4.0 %, Piešťany 4.1 %, Trnava 4.1 %