Marburg

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Marburg
Marburg: the castle, upper town, and St Elizabeth's church
Marburg: the castle, upper town, and St Elizabeth's church
Coat of arms of Marburg
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Hesse
District Marburg-Biedenkopf
Government
 • Lord Mayor Egon Vaupel (SPD)
Area
 • Total 124.5 km2 (48.1 sq mi)
Elevation 173-412 m (−1,179 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 73,836
 • Density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 35001-35043
Dialling codes 06421
Vehicle registration MR
Website Stadt Marburg

Marburg is a city in Hesse, Germany, on the Lahn river. It is the main town of the Marburg-Biedenkopf Rural District. It has about 80,000 inhabitants and a small, but well-known university.

  1. "Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). August 2016.