Ortenberg is a town in the Wetteraukreis district, in Hesse, Germany. It is located 22 km east of Friedberg, and 38 km northeast of Frankfurt am Main.

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Coat of arms of Ortenberg
Coat of arms
Location of Ortenberg within Wetteraukreis district
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Ortenberg is located in Germany
Ortenberg
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Ortenberg is located in Hesse
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Ortenberg
Coordinates: 50°21′21″N 9°3′19″E / 50.35583°N 9.05528°E / 50.35583; 9.05528Coordinates: 50°21′21″N 9°3′19″E / 50.35583°N 9.05528°E / 50.35583; 9.05528
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionDarmstadt
DistrictWetteraukreis
Subdivisions10 districts
Government
 • MayorUlrike Pfeiffer-Pantring (SPD)
Area
 • Total54.70 km2 (21.12 sq mi)
Elevation
136 m (446 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,001
 • Density160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
63683
Dialling codes06046
Vehicle registrationFB
Websitewww.ortenberg.net
The castle of Ortenberg, Schloss Ortenberg

DistrictsEdit

Ortenberg consists of the following districts: Bergheim, Bleichenbach, Eckartsborn, Effolderbach, Gelnhaar, Lißberg, Ortenberg, Selters, Usenborn and Wippenbach.[2]

Local councilEdit

The elections in March 2016 showed the following results:[3]

  • Seats
  • SPD 13
  • CDU 9
  • FWG 6
  • BiO 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand am 31.12.2018". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ "Ortenberg in Oberhessen" (in German). urban administration of Ortenberg. 2018. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  3. ^ http://www.wahlen.ortenberg.net/