Hünfeld

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Not to be confused with Hünfelden.
Hünfeld
Hünfeld
Hünfeld
Coat of arms of Hünfeld
Coat of arms
Hünfeld   is located in Germany
Hünfeld
Hünfeld
Coordinates: 50°40′0″N 9°46′0″E / 50.66667°N 9.76667°E / 50.66667; 9.76667Coordinates: 50°40′0″N 9°46′0″E / 50.66667°N 9.76667°E / 50.66667; 9.76667
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Kassel
District Fulda
Government
 • Mayor Dr. Eberhard Fennel
Area
 • Total 119.77 km2 (46.24 sq mi)
Elevation 261 m (856 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 15,789
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 36088
Dialling codes 06652
Vehicle registration FD
Website www.huenfeld.de

Hünfeld is a town in the district of Fulda, in Hessen, Germany. It is situated 16 km northeast of Fulda. In 2000, the town hosted the 40th Hessentag state festival.

Notable people[edit]

Memorial of Konrad Zuse, inventor of the Computer, at Stadtpark Hünfeld

Transport[edit]

The federal highway B27 crosses Hünfeld from north to south. Eastbound B84 begins here.

Townhall of Hünfeld

Next motorway Autobahn A7 Flensburg - Füssen, next motorway-junction "Hünfeld / Schlitz AS 90", 7 km distance to city-center

Hünfeld has a railway station on the Bebra–Fulda railway. The nearest Intercity-Express stop is Fulda railway station.

The nearest international airport is Frankfurt International Airport, 140 km distance to city-center

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Hünfeld is twinned with:

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