Hofgeismar is a town in the district of Kassel, in northern Hesse, Germany. It is located 25 km north of Kassel on the German Timber-Frame Road. In 1978 and in 2015, the town hosted the 18th Hessentag state festival.

Hofgeismar
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Hofgeismar
Coat of arms
Location of Hofgeismar within Kassel district
Hofgeismar in KS mit Labels.svg
Hofgeismar is located in Germany
Hofgeismar
Hofgeismar
Hofgeismar is located in Hesse
Hofgeismar
Hofgeismar
Coordinates: 51°29′N 09°24′E / 51.483°N 9.400°E / 51.483; 9.400Coordinates: 51°29′N 09°24′E / 51.483°N 9.400°E / 51.483; 9.400
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionKassel
DistrictKassel
Government
 • MayorMarkus Mannsbarth (SPD)
Area
 • Total86.39 km2 (33.36 sq mi)
Elevation
161 m (528 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total15,294
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
34369
Dialling codes05671
Vehicle registrationKS, HOG, WOH
Websitewww.hofgeismar.de

HistoryEdit

The first written document mentioning Hofgeismar dates back to the year 1082.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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