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|• Total||1,097.08 km2 (423.58 sq mi)|
(31 December 2016)
|• Density||110/km2 (290/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
History[change | change source]
In 1821 districts were created in Hesse, including the districts Hersfeld and Rotenburg, which stayed nearly unchanged after Hesse-Kassel was taken over by Prussia. In 1972 both districts were joined into one.
Coat of arms[change | change source]
|The coat of arms is a combination of the two coat of arms of the precursor districts. The cross in the left half is taken from the old arms of the Hersfeld abbey; the linden branch is taken from the city arms of Rotenburg.|
Towns and municipalities[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). January 2018.