Kassel Rural District

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Kassel
District
Coordinates: 51°19′04″N 9°29′44″E / 51.3177°N 9.4956°E / 51.3177; 9.4956Coordinates: 51°19′04″N 9°29′44″E / 51.3177°N 9.4956°E / 51.3177; 9.4956
Country  Germany
State Hesse
Capital Kassel
Population (2002)
 • Total 245,264
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration KS

Kassel is a Landkreis (Rural District) in the north of Hesse, Germany. The district-free city Kassel is nearly completely surrounded by the district.

History[change | change source]

1972 the previous districts of Kassel, Hofgeismar and Wolfhagen were joined to form the newly established district of Kassel.

Coat of arms[change | change source]

Coat of arms The coat of arms shows the lion of Hesse in the top part, as Kassel was the capital of the county of Hesse until 1866, when it moved to Prussia. In the lower part it has three oak leaves taken from the coat of arms of the Hofgeismar district, and a wolf's hook symbolizing the Wolfhagen district.

Towns and municipalities[change | change source]

Towns Municipalities
  1. Bad Karlshafen
  2. Baunatal
  3. Grebenstein
  4. Hofgeismar
  5. Immenhausen
  6. Liebenau
  7. Naumburg, Hesse
  8. Trendelburg
  9. Vellmar
  10. Wolfhagen
  11. Zierenberg
  1. Ahnatal
  2. Bad Emstal
  3. Breuna
  4. Calden
  5. Espenau
  6. Fuldabrück
  7. Fuldatal
  8. Habichtswald
  9. Helsa
  10. Kaufungen
  1. Lohfelden
  2. Nieste
  3. Niestetal
  4. Oberweser
  5. Reinhardshagen
  6. Schauenburg
  7. Söhrewald
  8. Wahlsburg

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