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Coat of arms of Söhrewald
Coat of arms
Söhrewald is located in Germany
Location of Söhrewald within Kassel district
Söhrewald in KS mit Labels.svg
Coordinates: 51°13′N 09°37′E / 51.217°N 9.617°E / 51.217; 9.617Coordinates: 51°13′N 09°37′E / 51.217°N 9.617°E / 51.217; 9.617
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Kassel
District Kassel
 • Mayor Michael Steisel
 • Total 58.9 km2 (22.7 sq mi)
Elevation 350 m (1,150 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,741
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 34320
Dialling codes 05608
Vehicle registration KS
Website www.soehrewald.de

Söhrewald is a municipality in the district of Kassel, in Hesse, Germany. It is located 13 kilometers southeast of Kassel. The municipality was formed by the former independent municipalities Eiterhagen, Wattenbach and Wellerode in 1970.


Söhrewald borders in the north to the municipality Lohfelden, in the northeast to the municipality Kaufungen and Helsa all three in the district of Kassel), in the east to the city of Hessisch Lichtenau (Werra-Meißner-Kreis), in the south with the city of Melsungen, in the southeast to the municipality Körle and in the west to the municipality Guxhagen (all the three in the district of Schwalm-Eder)


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