Hochtaunuskreis

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Hochtaunuskreis
Flag of Hochtaunuskreis
Flag
Coat of arms of Hochtaunuskreis
Coat of arms
Country Germany
StateHesse
Adm. regionDarmstadt
CapitalBad Homburg vor der Höhe
Area
 • Total482.06 km2 (186.12 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2016)[1]
 • Total234,991
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationHG
Websitehttp://www.hochtaunuskreis.de

The Hochtaunuskreis is a Kreis (district) in the middle of Hesse, Germany. It is part of the Frankfurt/Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region.

The Taunus mountains cover the district.

Towns and municipalities[change | change source]

Towns and municipalities in Hochtaunuskreis
Towns Municipalities
  1. Bad Homburg vor der Höhe
  2. Friedrichsdorf
  3. Königstein im Taunus
  4. Kronberg im Taunus
  5. Neu-Anspach
  6. Oberursel (Taunus)
  7. Steinbach (Taunus)
  8. Usingen
  1. Glashütten
  2. Grävenwiesbach
  3. Schmitten
  4. Wehrheim
  5. Weilrod

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). January 2018.

Coordinates: 50°17′N 8°31′E / 50.283°N 8.517°E / 50.283; 8.517