Hünfeld

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Hünfeld
Hünfeld
Hünfeld
Coat of arms of Hünfeld
Coat of arms
Location of Hünfeld within Fulda district
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Hünfeld is located in Germany
Hünfeld
Hünfeld
Hünfeld is located in Hesse
Hünfeld
Hünfeld
Coordinates: 50°40′0″N 9°46′0″E / 50.66667°N 9.76667°E / 50.66667; 9.76667Coordinates: 50°40′0″N 9°46′0″E / 50.66667°N 9.76667°E / 50.66667; 9.76667
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionKassel
DistrictFulda
Government
 • MayorStefan Schwenk
Area
 • Total119.77 km2 (46.24 sq mi)
Elevation
261 m (856 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total16,414
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
36088
Dialling codes06652
Vehicle registrationFD
Websitewww.huenfeld.de

Hünfeld is a town in the district of Fulda, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated 16 km northeast of Fulda. In 2000, the town hosted the 40th Hessentag state festival. Hünfeld has a population close to 16,000.

Infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

The federal road B27 crosses Hünfeld from north to south. Eastbound B84 begins here.

Townhall of Hünfeld

The closest motorway is Autobahn A7 Flensburg - Füssen, the nearest interchange is "Hünfeld / Schlitz AS 90", 7 km distance to the town center.

Hünfeld has a railway station on the Bebra–Fulda railway. The nearest Intercity-Express stop is Fulda railway station.

The nearest international airport is Frankfurt International Airport, 140 km distance to city-center

Governance[edit]

Town twinning[edit]

Hünfeld is twinned with:

Notable people[edit]

Memorial of Konrad Zuse, inventor of the Computer, at Stadtpark Hünfeld

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). September 2018.