Sinntal

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Sinntal
Coat of arms of Sinntal
Coat of arms
Sinntal  is located in Germany
Sinntal
Sinntal
Coordinates: 50°16′N 9°38′E / 50.267°N 9.633°E / 50.267; 9.633Coordinates: 50°16′N 9°38′E / 50.267°N 9.633°E / 50.267; 9.633
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Main-Kinzig-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Carsten Ullrich
Area
 • Total 111.83 km2 (43.18 sq mi)
Elevation 220 - 585 m (−1,699 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,961
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 36391
Dialling codes 06664,
06665 (Altengronau, Jossa, Neuengronau),
09741 (Züntersbach)
Vehicle registration MKK, GN, SLÜ
Website www.sinntal.de

Sinntal is a municipality in the Main-Kinzig district, in Hesse, Germany. It has a population of around 8,900.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Sinntal is located around 30 km south of Fulda in the Main-Kinzig district of Hesse.

The municipal territory lies at elevations between 220 and 585 m above NHN. It includes area in the Mittelgebirge Spessart and Rhön.[2]

Sinntal is located right at the border between Hesse and Bavaria. It stretches across the valley of the Sinn river from which it takes its name.

Subdivisions[edit]

Sinntal consists of the following Ortsteile:

  • Altengronau
  • Breunings
  • Jossa
  • Mottgers
  • Neuengronau
  • Oberzell with Ziegelhütte
  • Sannerz
  • Schwarzenfels
  • Sterbfritz (seat of the municipal administration)
  • Weichersbach
  • Weiperz
  • Züntersbach

Neighbouring communities[edit]

Sinntal borders on (from the north, clockwise): Kalbach (Hesse), Motten, the unincorporated area Mottener Forst-Süd (de), Bad Brückenau, Zeitlofs, the unincorporated area Roßbacher Forst (de), Obersinn (all Bavaria), the unincorporated area Gutsbezirk Spessart (de) (Hesse) and Schlüchtern (Hesse).

Governance[edit]

The mayor of Sinntal is Carsten Ullrich.

Infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

Sinntal lies on the Hanover-Würzburg high-speed rail line. Germany's longest tunnel, the Landrücken Tunnel is located in the northern part of the municipal territory.

The closest motorway is the Bundesautobahn 7. The nearest interchange is "Bad Brückenau".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Daten und Anfahrt (German)". Gemeinde Sinntal. Retrieved 8 April 2016. 

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