Gemünden (Felda)

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Gemünden (Felda)
Coat of arms of Gemünden (Felda)
Coat of arms
Gemünden (Felda)   is located in Germany
Gemünden (Felda)
Gemünden (Felda)
Coordinates: 50°42′N 09°03′E / 50.700°N 9.050°E / 50.700; 9.050Coordinates: 50°42′N 09°03′E / 50.700°N 9.050°E / 50.700; 9.050
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Gießen
District Vogelsbergkreis
Government
 • Mayor Lothar Bott
Area
 • Total 55.0 km2 (21.2 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,842
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 35329
Dialling codes 06634
Vehicle registration VB
Website www.gemünden-felda.de

Gemünden is a community in the Vogelsbergkreis in Hesse, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Gemuenden lies on the rivers Felda and Ohm, flowing from the Vogelsberg Mountains in the region of Upper Hessen (Oberhessen) amongst Homberg Grünberg, Kirtorf, Romrod and Feldatal, or more broadly, between Gießen and Bad Hersfeld. Through the rural areas within the community runs the Autobahn A 5

Neighbouring communities[edit]

Gemuenden borders in the northwest on the town of Homberg, in the northeast on the town of Kirtorf, in the east on the town of Romrod, in the southeast on the community of Feldatal, and in the southwest on the community of Mücke.

Constituent communities[edit]

The community of Gemünden consists of 7 centres that were amalgamated as part of municipal reforms in 1971 into one greater community. These are:

  • Burg-Gemünden
  • Ehringshausen
  • Elpenrod
  • Hainbach
  • Nieder-Gemünden (administrative seat)
  • Otterbach
  • Rülfenrod

Politics[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

The municipal elections on 26 March 2006 yielded the following results:

  • SPD 8 seats
  • BGG (citizens' coalition) 7 seats
  • UBL (citizens' coalition) 8 seats

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