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Pirmasens – DEB37

EU regions: Germany > Rhineland-Palatinate > Rheinhessen-Pfalz > Pirmasens


map of Pirmasens DEB37
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Gross domestic product
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2021109

More on wikipedia wikidata Q14849 on OpenStreetMap Pirmasens slovensky: DEB37

Demographics

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Demographics
number of inhabitants202340 682
population density2022661.8
old-age dependency ratio202342.2
demographic pyramid DEB37 Pirmasens

From Wikipedia: Pirmasens is an independent town in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, near the border with France. It was famous for the manufacture of shoes. The surrounding rural district was called Landkreis Pirmasens from 1818 until 1997, when it was renamed to Südwestpfalz.

Pirmasens can be easily mistaken with Primasens, of which means a first sense in Latin-derived languages (First sense in Latin would be „primus sensus").

History

Early years

The first mention of „Pirminiseusna“, a colony of Hornbach Abbey, dates from 860. The name derives from St. Pirminius, the founder of the cloister. During the period it was under rule of the Bishopric of Metz. Homepage of the Protestant church communities and Brenschelbach Hornbach: The history of the monastery of Hornbach</ref> It was passed to Diocese of Speyer in last quarter of 11th century before capturing by County of Saarbrücken in 1100.

In 1182, the County of Saarbrücken was divided by Simon II and Henry I, who were sons of Simon I. Pirmasens was given to the latter and Henry I's dominion was named as County of Zweibrücken.

Other: Rheinhessen-Pfalz, Ludwigshafen, Zweibrücken, Alzey-Worms, Bad Dürkheim (district), Donnersbergkreis, Germersheim, Kaiserslautern, Rhein-Pfalz, Mainz-Bingen, Südwestpfalz, Kaiserslautern, Mainz, Pirmasens, Kusel, Südliche Weinstraße, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Speyer, Worms, Frankenthal, Landau in der Pfalz

Neighbours: Südwestpfalz

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: Europe and its regions in numbers - Pirmasens – DEB37, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/​PDEB37, ISBN: 978-80-970204-9-1, DOI:10.5281/zenodo.10200164


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DEB37