Nidda, Hesse

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Nidda, city)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Nidda
Nidda Mühle pano 3268.jpg
Coat of arms of Nidda
Coat of arms
Nidda  is located in Germany
Nidda
Nidda
Location of Nidda within Wetteraukreis district
ButzbachMünzenbergRockenbergOber-MörlenBad NauheimFriedbergRosbach vor der HöheWöllstadtKarbenBad VilbelWölfersheimReichelsheimNiddatalFlorstadtEchzellReichelsheimNiddaHirzenhainGedernRanstadtGlauburgAltenstadtLimeshainOrtenbergKefenrodBüdingenLahn-Dill-KreisGießen (district)VogelsbergkreisHochtaunuskreisFrankfurtMain-Kinzig-KreisNidda in FB.svg
About this image
Coordinates: 50°24′46″N 9°0′33″E / 50.41278°N 9.00917°E / 50.41278; 9.00917Coordinates: 50°24′46″N 9°0′33″E / 50.41278°N 9.00917°E / 50.41278; 9.00917
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Wetteraukreis
Government
 • Mayor Hans-Peter Seum (free)
Area
 • Total 118.34 km2 (45.69 sq mi)
Elevation 131 m (430 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 17,293
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 63667
Dialling codes 06043
Vehicle registration FB
Website www.nidda.de

Nidda is a town in the district Wetterau, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated on the Nidda river, approximately 40 km (25 mi) northeast of Frankfurt am Main.

Division of the town[edit]

The municipality consists of the districts Unter-Widdersheim, Ober-Widdersheim, Borsdorf, Harb, Bad-Salzhausen, Geiß-Nidda, Ulfa, Stornfels, Eichelsdorf, Ober-Schmitten, Unter-Schmitten, Kohden, Nidda, Michelnau, Fauerbach, Wallernhausen, Schwickartshausen, Unter-Lais and Ober-Lais.

History[edit]

Invited through a manifesto issued by Catherine the Great, several families from this region travelled to Russia in the late 18th century to settle in the Volga Region near Saratov.[2] Family names Daubert, Pfaffenroth and Scheuermann are examples of Volga Germans who helped to establish local villages, including Yagodnaya Polyana.

Nidda has a vibrant mix of people from many backgrounds, including Turkish, Russian and Pakistani. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat opened its first purpose-built mosque in Nidda in 2011.

Mayors[edit]

  • since 2010 Hans-Peter Seum
  • 1995–2009 Lucia Puttrich
  • 1989–1995 Helmut Jung
  • 1961–1989 Wilhelm Eckhardt
  • 1949–1961 August Ludwig Böcher
  • 1910–1924 Ludwig Erk
  • 1899–1910 Hermann Roth
  • 1898–1899 Wilhelm Erk

Born in Nidda[edit]

Johannes Pistorius (1600)

External links[edit]

References[edit]