Hofgeismar (German pronunciation: [hoːfˈɡaɪ̯smaʁ] (listen)) is a town in the district of Kassel, in northern Hesse, Germany. It is located 25 km north of Kassel on the German Timber-Frame Road. In 1978 and in 2015, the town hosted the 18th Hessentag state festival.

Hofgeismar
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Hofgeismar
Location of Hofgeismar within Kassel district
Hofgeismar in KS mit Labels.svg
Hofgeismar is located in Germany
Hofgeismar
Hofgeismar
Hofgeismar is located in Hesse
Hofgeismar
Hofgeismar
Coordinates: 51°29′N 09°24′E / 51.483°N 9.400°E / 51.483; 9.400Coordinates: 51°29′N 09°24′E / 51.483°N 9.400°E / 51.483; 9.400
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionKassel
DistrictKassel
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Torben Busse[1] (CDU)
Area
 • Total86.39 km2 (33.36 sq mi)
Elevation
161 m (528 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total15,243
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
34369
Dialling codes05671
Vehicle registrationKS, HOG, WOH
Websitewww.hofgeismar.de

HistoryEdit

The first written document mentioning Hofgeismar dates back to the year 1082.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Direkt gewählte (Ober-) Bürgermeister/-innen der hessischen Städte und Gemeinden, accessed 6 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung in Hessen am 31.12.2020 nach Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). June 2021.

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