Künzell

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Künzell
Coat of arms of Künzell
Coat of arms
Künzell  is located in Germany
Künzell
Künzell
Coordinates: 50°33′N 9°43′E / 50.550°N 9.717°E / 50.550; 9.717Coordinates: 50°33′N 9°43′E / 50.550°N 9.717°E / 50.550; 9.717
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Kassel
District Fulda
Government
 • Mayor Timo Zentgraf (non party)
Area
 • Total 30.29 km2 (11.70 sq mi)
Elevation 336 m (1,102 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 16,322
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 36093
Dialling codes 0661
Vehicle registration FD
Website www.kuenzell.de

Künzell is a municipality in the district of Fulda, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated 3 km east of Fulda. It is twinned with the English village of Rustington.

The subdivisions are: Künzell/Bachrain, Pilgerzell, Engelhelms, Dirlos (with Loheland), Dietershausen, Keulos, Wissels and Dassen.

History[edit]

Early Middle Ages[edit]

In 743 a monk named Chindolf settled there in a cella. The place was named Chindecella or Kindecella.

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