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Coat of arms of Waldeck-Frankenberg
Coat of arms
Hesse KB.svg
Country Germany
StateHesse
Adm. regionKassel
CapitalKorbach
Area
 • Total1,848.58 km2 (713.74 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total161.871
 • Density0.0875650/km2 (0.2267924/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationKB
Websitelandkreis-waldeck-frankenberg.de

Waldeck-Frankenberg is a Kreis (district) in the north of Hesse, Germany.

History

The district was created in 1972 by merging the two districts Frankenberg and Waldeck. Most of the area of the district was previously part of the old principality of Waldeck.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms show the lion of Hesse in the top part. The eightfold star in the bottom part is taken from the coat of arms of the counts and princes of Waldeck, and was also the coat of arms of the former district Waldeck.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Bad Arolsen
  2. Bad Wildungen
  3. Battenberg (Eder)
  4. Diemelstadt
  5. Frankenau
  6. Frankenberg (Eder)
  7. Gemünden (Wohra)
  8. Hatzfeld (Eder)
  9. Korbach
  10. Lichtenfels
  11. Rosenthal
  12. Volkmarsen
  13. Waldeck
  1. Allendorf (Eder)
  2. Bromskirchen
  3. Burgwald
  4. Diemelsee
  5. Edertal
  6. Haina (Kloster)
  7. Twistetal
  8. Vöhl
  9. Willingen (Upland)

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