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Vulkaneifel - DEB24

EU regions: Germany > Rhineland-Palatinate > Trier Government Region > Vulkaneifel

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number of inhabitants202060 646
population density201966.5
old-age dependency ratio202039.3

* more on wikidata Q8583 * on OpenStreetMap * Vulkaneifel slovensky: DEB24

demographic pyramid DEB24 Vulkaneifel

From wikipedia:

Vulkaneifel (German pronunciation: [vʊlˈkaːnʔaɪfl̩]) is a district (Kreis) in the northwest of the state Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is the least densely populated district in the state and the fourth most sparsely populated district in Germany. The administrative centre of the district is in Daun. Neighboring districts are Euskirchen (North Rhine-Westphalia), Ahrweiler, Mayen-Koblenz, Cochem-Zell, Bernkastel-Wittlich, and Bitburg-Prüm.


The county of Vulkaneifel lies in the western part of the eponymous region which lies at heights between 150 and 700 metres above sea level.

As a result of former volcanism numerous mineral springs (Sauerbrunnen) have formed. The Kyll flows through the county from north to south. The German Wildlife Route and the German Volcano Route also cross the county as does the Eifelsteig hiking trail.


The district was created in 1815 when the Eifel became part of Prussia. As most of the local industries had their traditional markets in France, the district fell into a severe economic crisis.

other: Trier Government Region, Vulkaneifel, Trier, Trier-Saarburg, Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm, Bernkastel-Wittlich

neighbours: Bernkastel-Wittlich, Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm, Mayen-Koblenz, Cochem-Zell, Ahrweiler, Euskirchen


Current statistics

August 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 217147, of which 96156 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.0 % (3.6 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Revúca 22.8 % (13.9 %), Rimavská Sobota 22.1 % (13.8 %), Kežmarok 18.7 % (10.3 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Hlohovec 4.1 %, Nitra 4.1 %, Piešťany 4.1 %, Bratislava V 4.2 %, Trenčín 4.2 %