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Kyffhäuserkreis - DEG0A

EU regions: Germany > THÜRINGEN > Thuringia > Kyffhäuserkreis


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indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201668
number of inhabitants201875 818
population density201773.5
old-age dependency ratio201843.1

* Kyffhäuserkreis slovensky: DEG0A

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From wikipedia:

The Kyffhäuserkreis is a district in the northern part of Thuringia, Germany. Neighboring districts are the districts Mansfeld-Südharz, Saalekreis und Burgenlandkreis in Saxony-Anhalt, and the districts Sömmerda, Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis and Eichsfeld.

History

In the 12th century there was a castle on the Kyffhäuser mountains, which was built during the reign of emperor Frederick I. According to the local legend, the emperor did not die, but instead went to sleep in this castle.

From 1579 on the region belonged to Saxony, and after 1815 it was divided between the Prussian Province of Saxony and Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.

In 1952 the two districts of Artern (district) and Sondershausen were established. These districts were merged in 1994, with only a few municipalities joining other districts.

Historical Population

Values as of 31 December :

Data source since 1994: Thuringian State Statistical Bureau

Partnerships

The district has a partnership with the district Ahrweiler in Rhineland-Palatinate, which was initially established with the district Artern in 1990.

Geography

The district is named after the Kyffhäuser mountains. The main river is the Unstrut, which flows through the east of the district.

other: Thuringia, Erfurt, Gera, Jena, Suhl, Weimar, Eisenach, Eichsfeld, Nordhausen, Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis, Kyffhäuserkreis, Schmalkalden-Meiningen, Gotha, Sömmerda, Hildburghausen, Ilm-Kreis, Weimarer Land, Sonneberg, Saalfeld-Rudolstadt, Saale-Holzland-Kreis, Saale-Orla-Kreis, Greiz, Altenburger Land, Wartburgkreis

neighbours: Saalekreis, Eichsfeld, Nordhausen, Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis, Sömmerda, Burgenlandkreis, Mansfeld-Südharz


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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%