Lich, Hesse

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Lich
Coat of arms of Lich
Coat of arms
Lich is located in Germany
Lich
Lich
Coordinates: 50°31′18″N 8°49′15″E / 50.52167°N 8.82083°E / 50.52167; 8.82083Coordinates: 50°31′18″N 8°49′15″E / 50.52167°N 8.82083°E / 50.52167; 8.82083
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Gießen
District Gießen
Subdivisions 9 Stadtbezirke
Government
 • Mayor Bernd Klein (SPD)
Area
 • Total 77.64 km2 (29.98 sq mi)
Elevation 177 m (581 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 13,091
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 35423
Dialling codes 06404, 06004
Vehicle registration GI
Website www.lich.de

Lich is a town in the district of Gießen, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated 12 km southeast of Gießen. In 1993, the town hosted the 33rd Hessentag state festival.

Constituent communities[edit]

Besides the main town, which bears the same name as the whole municipality, Lich is divided into the following communities:

Gallery from Lich[edit]

It is the home of the brewery and leading regional brand Licher (Bitburger Holding).

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