Nidderau

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Nidderau
Coat of arms of Nidderau
Coat of arms
Nidderau is located in Germany
Nidderau
Nidderau
Coordinates: 50°15′N 8°54′E / 50.250°N 8.900°E / 50.250; 8.900Coordinates: 50°15′N 8°54′E / 50.250°N 8.900°E / 50.250; 8.900
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Main-Kinzig-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Gerhard Schultheiß (SPD)
Area
 • Total 46.73 km2 (18.04 sq mi)
Elevation 125 m (410 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 19,949
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 61130
Dialling codes 06187
Vehicle registration MKK
Website www.nidderau.de

Nidderau is a town in the Main-Kinzig district, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated approximately 12 km north of Hanau, and 20 km northeast of Frankfurt. Nidderau was created in the merger of the municipality of Heldenbergen with the town of Windecken on January 1, 1970. Eichen and Erbstadt joined Nidderau on January 1, 1972 and Ostheim merged with Nidderau in July 1974.

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