Linden is a town in the district of Gießen, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated 6 km south of Gießen.

Linden
Coat of arms of Linden
Coat of arms
Location of Linden within Gießen district
Landkreis Gießen Linden.png
Linden is located in Germany
Linden
Linden
Linden is located in Hesse
Linden
Linden
Coordinates: 50°32′N 08°39′E / 50.533°N 8.650°E / 50.533; 8.650Coordinates: 50°32′N 08°39′E / 50.533°N 8.650°E / 50.533; 8.650
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionGießen
DistrictGießen
Subdivisions2 Stadtteile
Government
 • MayorJörg König (CDU)
Area
 • Total22.77 km2 (8.79 sq mi)
Elevation
188 m (617 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total12,967
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
35440
Dialling codes06403
Vehicle registrationGI
Websitewww.linden.de

The town consists of the two parts Großen-Linden and Leihgestern.

EconomyEdit

Since 2015 Swedish bank Klarna has a office in the town with a heavy focus on IT operations. In september 2019, the Linden office employed 90 people.

ReferencesEdit

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