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City of Spangenberg
Coordinates: 51 ° 5 ′ 0 ″  N , 9 ° 44 ′ 36 ″  E
Height : 318 m above sea level NHN
Area : 6.78 km²
Residents : 225
Population density : 33 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : December 31, 1971
Postal code : 34286
Area code : 05663
Ev. Church in Herlefeld

Herlefeld is a district of the city of Spangenberg in the Schwalm-Eder district in Hesse ( Germany ).

Herlefeld is located approx. 5 km in a south-easterly direction from the core city and borders directly on the district of Rotenburg an der Fulda ( Hersfeld-Rotenburg district ).

Herlefeld is mentioned for the first time in 1317. Herlefeld voluntarily joined the city of Spangenberg on December 31, 1971 and had 217 inhabitants at that time, today there are 238.

The local advisory board consists of 5 people, all 5 belong to the Herlefeld community list. The voter turnout in 2011 was 71.0%. Mayor of Herlefeld is Dieter Horn.

The volunteer fire brigade , the Spangenberg cultural area and the men's choir "Sangeslust" 1892 are the main pillars in the club life of the small town.

In the Spangenberg area people like to call the Herlefelder "Kohlraben". The Herlefelder got their nickname because of the good soil quality, which always guaranteed a very good kohlrabi harvest .

Individual evidence

  1. "Herlefeld, Schwalm-Eder District". Historical local dictionary for Hessen. (As of July 29, 2015). In: Landesgeschichtliches Informationssystem Hessen (LAGIS).
  2. ^ The location on the city of Spangenberg's website , accessed in March 2016.
  3. ^ Federal Statistical Office (ed.): Historical municipality directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, border and key number changes in municipalities, counties and administrative districts from May 27, 1970 to December 31, 1982 . W. Kohlhammer GmbH, Stuttgart and Mainz 1983, ISBN 3-17-003263-1 , p. 405 .
  4. List of the mayor of the Spangenberg districts ( memento of the original from October 5, 2013 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.spangenberg.de

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