Grebenau is a town in the Vogelsbergkreis in Hesse, Germany.

Grebenau
Coat of arms of Grebenau
Coat of arms
Location of Grebenau within Vogelsbergkreis district
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Grebenau is located in Germany
Grebenau
Grebenau
Grebenau is located in Hesse
Grebenau
Grebenau
Coordinates: 50°45′N 9°28′E / 50.750°N 9.467°E / 50.750; 9.467Coordinates: 50°45′N 9°28′E / 50.750°N 9.467°E / 50.750; 9.467
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionGießen
DistrictVogelsbergkreis
Subdivisions7 Stadtbezirke
Government
 • MayorLars Wicke (FW)
Area
 • Total55.37 km2 (21.38 sq mi)
Elevation
286 m (938 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,431
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
36323
Dialling codes06646
Vehicle registrationVB
Websitewww.grebenau.de

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GeographyEdit

LocationEdit

Lying from 220 to 350 m above sea level, Grebenau is northeast of the Vogelsberg some 26 km northwest of Fulda, at the place where the Schwarza empties into the Jossa, itself a tributary to the Fulda.

Neighbouring communitiesEdit

Grebenau borders in the north on the town of Alsfeld and the community of Breitenbach am Herzberg (Hersfeld-Rotenburg), in the east on the town of Schlitz, in the south on the town of Lauterbach, and in the west on the community of Schwalmtal, Hesse.

Constituent communitiesEdit

  • Bieben, representative Klaus Gaudl
    • Merlos – belongs to Bieben
  • Eulersdorf, representative Ernst Hölscher
  • Grebenau, representative Lotti Frick
  • Reimenrod, representative Gerhard Agel
  • Schwarz, representative Klaus Weitzel
  • Udenhausen, representative Herbert Schäfer
  • Wallersdorf, representative Gerd-Dieter Kaiser

PoliticsEdit

Town councilEdit

Chairman:

Herbert Appel (SPD)

  • CDU: 6 seats, factional chairman Gerd-Dieter Kaiser
  • SPD: 6 seats, factional chairman Helmut Ihm
  • FWG (citizens' coalition): 3 seats, factional chairman Rudolf Dippel

(as of municipal elections held on 26 March 2006)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand am 31.12.2018". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). July 2019.