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Hesse hef.png
Country Germany
StateHesse
Adm. regionKassel
CapitalBad Hersfeld
Area
 • Total1,097.08 km2 (423.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total129,578
 • Density118.1117/km2 (305.9079/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationHEF
Websitehttp://www.hef-rof.de

Hersfeld-Rotenburg is a Kreis (district) in the east of Hesse, Germany.

History

In 1821 districts were created in Hesse, including the districts Hersfeld and Rotenburg, which stayed nearly unchanged after Hesse-Kassel was taken over by Prussia. In 1972 both districts were joined into one.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms is a combination of the two coat of arms of the precursor districts. The cross in the left half is taken from the old arms of the Hersfeld abbey; the linden branch is taken from the city arms of Rotenburg.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Bad Hersfeld
  2. Bebra
  3. Heringen
  4. Rotenburg an der Fulda
  1. Alheim
  2. Breitenbach am Herzberg
  3. Cornberg
  4. Friedewald
  5. Hauneck
  6. Haunetal
  7. Hohenroda
  8. Kirchheim
  1. Ludwigsau
  2. Nentershausen
  3. Neuenstein
  4. Niederaula
  5. Philippsthal (Werra)
  6. Ronshausen
  7. Schenklengsfeld
  8. Wildeck

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