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Grünberg is a town in the district of Gießen, in Hesse, Germany. In 1980, the town hosted the 20th Hessentag state festival.

Grünberg
Market square
Market square
Coat of arms of Grünberg
Coat of arms
Location of Grünberg within Gießen district
Landkreis Gießen Grünberg.png
Grünberg is located in Germany
Grünberg
Grünberg
Grünberg is located in Hesse
Grünberg
Grünberg
Coordinates: 50°36′N 08°57′E / 50.600°N 8.950°E / 50.600; 8.950Coordinates: 50°36′N 08°57′E / 50.600°N 8.950°E / 50.600; 8.950
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionGießen
DistrictGießen
Government
 • MayorFrank Ide (FW)
Area
 • Total89.25 km2 (34.46 sq mi)
Elevation
275 m (902 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total13,598
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
35305
Dialling codes06401 (06634)
Vehicle registrationGI

GeographyEdit

Grünberg is situated 20 km (12 mi) east of Gießen.

Neighbouring communitiesEdit

To the north Grünberg borders the municipality Rabenau and the town Homberg (Ohm) (Vogelsbergkreis), to the east the municipality Mücke (Vogelsbergkreis), to the south the town Laubach and to the west the municipality Reiskirchen.

Constituent communitiesEdit

The town of Grünberg also consists of the nearby villages of Beltershain, Göbelnrod, Harbach, Klein-Eichen, Lardenbach, Lehnheim, Lumda, Queckborn, Reinhardshain, Stangenrod, Stockhausen, Weickartshain and Weitershain.

International relationsEdit

Twin towns — sister citiesEdit

EducationEdit

 
Air photograph of the Theo-Koch-School Grünberg, October 2010
  • Theo-Koch-School, Grünberg – integrated comprehensive school with sixth form
  • primary school Am Diebsturm, Grünberg
  • primary school Sonnenberg, Stangenrod
  • Gallus-School, Grünberg

TransportEdit

Grünberg has a junction of the Bundesautobahn 5. There are stations on the Vogelsberg Railway (Vogelsbergbahn) in the town of Grünberg (Grünberg station) and the villages Göbelnrod (Göbelnrod station) and Lehnheim (Lehnheim station).

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand am 31.12.2018". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). July 2019.

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