Ehrenberg, Hesse

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Ehrenberg
Coat of arms of Ehrenberg
Coat of arms
Ehrenberg  is located in Germany
Ehrenberg
Ehrenberg
Coordinates: 50°31′34″N 10°0′51″E / 50.52611°N 10.01417°E / 50.52611; 10.01417Coordinates: 50°31′34″N 10°0′51″E / 50.52611°N 10.01417°E / 50.52611; 10.01417
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Kassel
District Fulda
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Schreiner (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 40.81 km2 (15.76 sq mi)
Elevation 580 m (1,900 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,688
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 36115
Dialling codes 06683
06681 (Thaiden, Reulbach)
Vehicle registration FD
Website www.gemeinde-ehrenberg.de

Ehrenberg is a municipality in the district of Fulda, in Hesse, Germany.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is located in the centre of the wildlife park "Hessische Rhön" in a level of 450 up to 900 meters and approx. 30 km from Fulda. Most of its districts are situated in the valley of the river Ulster and are crossed by the interstate road B278. Only Reulbach is in another valley.

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Ehrenberg touches the municipalities Hilders (rural district Fulda) in the north, Birx (Thuringia), the town Fladungen (Bavaria), the municipality Hausen (also Bavaria) and the town Oberelsbach (also Bavaria) the east, the town Gersfeld (district Fulda) in the south and the municipality Poppenhausen (district Fulda) in the west.

Districts[edit]

Melperts[edit]

  • 180 inhabitants (2004)
  • principal: Gertrud Faulstich
  • average level: 540 m

The smallest village of the municipality is characterized by prevailing agriculture. In the centre of the village there is a bakehouse where the annual Melpertser Bakehousefestival is taking place. In Melperts there is a pottery.

Reulbach[edit]

  • 450 inhabitants (2004)
  • principal: Roland Hohmann
  • average level: 570 m

Seiferts[edit]

  • 650 inhabitants (2004)
  • principal: Peter Wehner
  • average level: 530 m

Thaiden[edit]

  • 340 inhabitants (2004)
  • principal: Martin Barthelmes
  • average level: 500 m

Wüstensachsen[edit]

  • 1380 inhabitants (2004)
  • principal: Thomas Keidel
  • average level: 580 m

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