Künzell

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Künzell
Coat of arms of Künzell
Coat of arms
Location of Künzell within Fulda district
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Künzell is located in Germany
Künzell
Künzell
Künzell is located in Hesse
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
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionKassel
DistrictFulda
Subdivisions9 districts
Government
 • MayorTimo Zentgraf (non party)
Area
 • Total30.29 km2 (11.70 sq mi)
Elevation
336 m (1,102 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total16,583
 • Density550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
36093
Dialling codes0661
Vehicle registrationFD
Websitewww.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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand am 31.12.2018". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). July 2019.