Glauburg

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Glauburg
Coat of arms of Glauburg
Coat of arms
Glauburg  is located in Germany
Glauburg
Glauburg
Coordinates: 50°19′N 9°0′E / 50.317°N 9.000°E / 50.317; 9.000Coordinates: 50°19′N 9°0′E / 50.317°N 9.000°E / 50.317; 9.000
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Wetteraukreis
Government
 • Mayor Carsten Kraetschmer (SPD)
Area
 • Total 12.67 km2 (4.89 sq mi)
Elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,032
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 63695
Dialling codes 06041
Vehicle registration FB
Website www.glauburg.de

Glauburg is a municipality in the Wetteraukreis, in Hesse, Germany. It is located approximately 33 kilometers northeast of Frankfurt am Main. Glauburg is a municipality of Glauberg and Stockheim. The city hall of Glauburg is in Stockheim.

The municipality was created in the municipal reform in 1971 from the districts of Glauberg and Stockheim. It is not far from the A 45 autobahn (Giessen-Hanau). Glauburg-Stockheim station is at the junction of the Frankfurt–Stockheim and the Gießen–Gelnhausen lines. The valley in the neighborhood Nidder Glauburg has 3300 inhabitants and a good infrastructure,[citation needed] leading to a high standard of living and quality of life.[citation needed] Mountain birds are present in several protected areas around Glauberg, which has a number of hiking trails.

History[edit]

Documented Stockheim first appears 1198; Glauberg is mentioned in the year 802 the first time. Glauburg Upper Hesse is situated at the foot of Glauberg that the new town was also the name. The fortifications on the Glauberg have long been known. The findings indicate a settlement of the high plateau of the Neolithic Age to the Middle Ages. The historic site is therefore one of the most important settlements in the region.[citation needed] With the discovery in the years 1994-2000 a royal grave mound with several graves, a processional way and statues under which an almost perfectly preserved sandstone Tele was a symbol of the Celtic world at Glauberg, Glauburg is now well known in archaeological circles.[citation needed] Glauburg is the seat of the Celtic World Association - Archaeological sites in Germany eV.[citation needed]

Population[edit]

  • Stockheim 2035
  • Glauberg 1357
  • Glauburg 3392

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