Waldeck-Frankenberg Rural District

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Waldeck-Frankenberg
District

Coat of arms
Coordinates: 51°10′N 8°50′E / 51.167°N 8.833°E / 51.167; 8.833Coordinates: 51°10′N 8°50′E / 51.167°N 8.833°E / 51.167; 8.833
Country  Germany
State Hesse
Adm. region Kassel
Capital Korbach
Area
 • Total 1,848.58 km2 (713.74 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 161.871
 • Density 0.0875650/km2 (0.2267924/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration KB

Waldeck-Frankenberg is a Kreis (district) in the north of Hesse, Germany.

History[change | edit source]

The district was created in 1972 by merging the two districts Frankenberg and Waldeck. Most of the area of the district was previously part of the old principality of Waldeck.

Coat of arms[change | edit source]

Coat of arms The coat of arms show the lion of Hesse in the top part. The eightfold star in the bottom part is taken from the coat of arms of the counts and princes of Waldeck, and was also the coat of arms of the former district Waldeck.

Towns and municipalities[change | edit source]

Towns Municipalities
  1. Bad Arolsen
  2. Bad Wildungen
  3. Battenberg (Eder)
  4. Diemelstadt
  5. Frankenau
  6. Frankenberg (Eder)
  7. Gemünden (Wohra)
  8. Hatzfeld (Eder)
  9. Korbach
  10. Lichtenfels
  11. Rosenthal
  12. Volkmarsen
  13. Waldeck
  1. Allendorf (Eder)
  2. Bromskirchen
  3. Burgwald
  4. Diemelsee
  5. Edertal
  6. Haina (Kloster)
  7. Twistetal
  8. Vöhl
  9. Willingen (Upland)

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