Hofgeismar

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Hofgeismar
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Hofgeismar
Coat of arms
Hofgeismar is located in Germany
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
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Kassel
District Kassel
Government
 • Mayor Heinrich Sattler (CDU)
Area
 • Total 86.39 km2 (33.36 sq mi)
Elevation 161 m (528 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 14,967
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 34369
Dialling codes 05671
Vehicle registration KS, HOG, WOH
Website www.hofgeismar.de

Hofgeismar 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, the town hosted the 18th Hessentag state festival.

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

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