Lautertal

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Lautertal
Coat of arms of Lautertal
Coat of arms
Lautertal   is located in Germany
Lautertal
Lautertal
Coordinates: 50°35′N 09°17′E / 50.583°N 9.283°E / 50.583; 9.283Coordinates: 50°35′N 09°17′E / 50.583°N 9.283°E / 50.583; 9.283
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Gießen
District Vogelsbergkreis
Government
 • Mayor Heiko Stock
Area
 • Total 53.61 km2 (20.70 sq mi)
Elevation 477 m (1,565 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,367
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 36369
Dialling codes 06643, 06645 Engelrod, 06630 Meiches
Vehicle registration VB
Website www.lautertal-vogelsberg.de

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

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Lautertal lies from 400 to 700 m above sea level in the High Vogelsberg Nature Park (Naturpark Hoher Vogelsberg).

Neighbouring communities[edit]

Lautertal borders in the north on the community of Schwalmtal, in the east on the town of Lauterbach, in the south on the town of Herbstein, and in the west on the town of Ulrichstein and the community of Feldatal.

Constituent communities[edit]

The community of Lautertal consists of seven centres:

  • Dirlammen
  • Eichelhain
  • Eichenrod
  • Engelrod
  • Hörgenau (administrative seat)
  • Hopfmannsfeld
  • Meiches

Politics[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

As of municipal elections held on 26 March 2006 the seats are apportioned thus:

  • CDU 7 seats
  • SPD 7 seats
  • UBG (citizens' coalition) 1 seat

References[edit]