Edermünde

Edermünde is a community in northern Hesse, Germany.

Edermünde
Aerial view
Aerial view
Coat of arms of Edermünde
Coat of arms
Location of Edermünde within Schwalm-Eder-Kreis district
Edermünde in HR.svg
Edermünde is located in Germany
Edermünde
Edermünde
Edermünde is located in Hesse
Edermünde
Edermünde
Coordinates: 51°12′N 09°25′E / 51.200°N 9.417°E / 51.200; 9.417Coordinates: 51°12′N 09°25′E / 51.200°N 9.417°E / 51.200; 9.417
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionKassel
DistrictSchwalm-Eder-Kreis
Subdivisions4 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Thomas Petrich[1]
Area
 • Total25.83 km2 (9.97 sq mi)
Elevation
197 m (646 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total7,321
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
34295, 34225 (Kahler Berg)
Dialling codes05665 / 05603
Vehicle registrationHR, FZ, MEG, ZIG
Websiteedermuende.de

GeographyEdit

LocationEdit

Edermünde lies in the north of the Schwalm-Eder district not far southwest of Kassel. This is where the river Eder empties into the river Fulda. The constituent community of Besse is nestled in the Langenberge range that rises to the west.

Constituent communitiesEdit

The community consists of the centres of Besse, Grifte, Haldorf and Holzhausen am Hahn.

Neighbouring communitiesEdit

Edermünde is surrounded by four neighbouring communities:

PoliticsEdit

Municipal partnershipsEdit

Culture and sightseeingEdit

MuseumsEdit

  • Heimatmuseum ("Homeland Museum") in Haldorf (in former herdsman's house)
  • Dorfmuseum Holzhausen ("Holzhausen Village Museum") in the DGH (Holzhausen Culture and History Club)

BuildingsEdit

  • "Fortress church" in Besse

Natural monumentsEdit

  • River Hahn in Holzhausen

The basalt knoll offers an outstanding view of the surrounding area. The path up to the plateau was built anew by Holzhausen citizens in the years 1999 and 2000 and is in good hiking condition.

Sons and daughters of the communityEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Direkt gewählte (Ober-) Bürgermeister/-innen der hessischen Städte und Gemeinden, accessed 5 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung in Hessen am 31.12.2020 nach Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). June 2021.

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