Fulda Rural District

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Fulda
District
Coordinates: 50°33′15″N 9°40′33″E / 50.5542°N 9.6759°E / 50.5542; 9.6759Coordinates: 50°33′15″N 9°40′33″E / 50.5542°N 9.6759°E / 50.5542; 9.6759
Country  Germany
State Hesse
Capital Fulda
Population (30 Jun 2006)
 • Total 219,547
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration FD

Fulda (IPA: [ˈfʊlda]) is a Kreis (district) in the north-east of Hesse, Germany.

History[change | edit source]

The district was created in 1821, when the duchy of Fulda became a province of Hesse, and was split into four districts. The last change to the district was in 1975, when the Hünfeld district was added to the district.

Coat of arms[change | edit source]

Coat of arms The left side of the coat of arms shows a black cross, the sign of the monastery of Fulda. The lion on the right side is taken from the Hesse coat of arms, symbolizing that the district was part of Hesse 18211866, and again after 1945. The coat of arms was granted in 1936.

Towns and municipalities[change | edit source]

Towns Municipalities
  1. Fulda
  2. Gersfeld
  3. Hünfeld
  4. Tann (Rhön)
  1. Bad Salzschlirf
  2. Burghaun
  3. Dipperz
  4. Ebersburg
  5. Ehrenberg
  6. Eichenzell
  7. Eiterfeld
  8. Flieden
  9. Großenlüder
  10. Hilders
  1. Hofbieber
  2. Hosenfeld
  3. Kalbach
  4. Künzell
  5. Neuhof
  6. Nüsttal
  7. Petersberg
  8. Poppenhausen
  9. Rasdorf

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