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City of Sontra
Coordinates: 51 ° 4 ′ 46 ″  N , 9 ° 51 ′ 3 ″  E
Height : 300 m above sea level NHN
Area : 5.75 km²
Residents : 169  (Feb 3, 2020)
Population density : 29 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : December 31, 1971
Postal code : 36205
Area code : 05653

Diemerode is a district of Sontra in the Werra-Meißner district in northern Hesse .

Geographical location

Diemerode lies west of the core town of Sontra. State road 3249 runs through the village .


The place is first mentioned in 1363, when Diemerode was bought by Heinrich von Hundelshausen. Ten Jewish families lived in the village for a long time.

Diemerode was incorporated into Sontra as part of the regional reform in Hesse on December 31, 1971 .

Culture and sights

  • The old church dates from the 13th century. In 1757 a hall was added. The organ dates from 1784. A defensive wall can still be seen on the north side . Numerous gravestones from the 18th and 19th centuries bear witness to the piety and history of the Protestant community in Diemerode.



  • Pfeiffer, Götz J .: eloquent evidence of the past. Gravestones at the church in Diemerode, in: Festival Committee “700 Years Diemerode” (ed.): Chronicle. Memories of the 700-year history of a village and its inhabitants, Diemerode, 2009, pp. 149–156

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. a b Diemerode In: Website of the city of Sontra. Accessed July 2020.