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Hohenlohekreis

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Hohenlohekreis
Statistics
State:Baden-Württemberg
Capital:Künzelsau
Adm. Region:Stuttgart
Area:776.68 km²
Inhabitants:109,389 (2002)
pop. density:141 inh./km²
Car identification:KÜN
Homepage:http://www.hohenlohekreis.de
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Map of Baden-Württemberg highlighting the district Hohenlohekreis

The Hohenlohekreis is a district (Kreis) in the north of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from north clockwise) Neckar-Odenwald, Main-Tauber, Schwäbisch Hall and Heilbronn.

Künzelsau is the administration centre of the district.

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Industry & Companies

History

The district was created in 1973 by merging the previous districts Öhringen and Künzelsau.

Geography

The two main rivers of the districts are the Kocher and Jagst, both affluents to the Neckar. The highest elevation of the district with 523 m is the Mühlberg near Waldenburg.

Partnerships

Since 1990 the district has a partnership with the County Limerick in the Republic of Ireland. In the same year it also started a friendship with the district Großenhain (now Riesa-Großenhain) in Saxony, helping to build the administration according to West German standards.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms in its top part shows two lions, which is the symbol of the family of Hohenlohe, who ruled most of the area. The wheel in bottom is the symbol of the clerical state of Mainz, which also had some possessions around Krautheim.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Verwaltungsgemeinschaften Municipalities
  1. Forchtenberg
  2. Ingelfingen
  3. Krautheim
  4. Künzelsau
  5. Neuenstein
  6. Niedernhall
  7. Öhringen
  8. Waldenburg
  1. Hohenloher Ebene
  2. Krautheim
  3. Künzelsau
  4. Kochertal
  5. Öhringen
  1. Bretzfeld
  2. Dörzbach
  3. Kupferzell
  4. Mulfingen
  5. Pfedelbach
  6. Schöntal
  7. Weißbach
  8. Zweiflingen

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Rural and urban districts in Baden-Württemberg

Alb-Donau | Baden-Baden | Biberach | Bodenseekreis | Böblingen | Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald | Calw | Constance | Emmendingen | Enzkreis | Esslingen | Freiburg | Freudenstadt | Göppingen | Heidelberg | Heidenheim | Heilbronn (city) | Heilbronn (district) | Hohenlohekreis | Karlsruhe (city) | Karlsruhe (district) | Lörrach | Ludwigsburg | Main-Tauber | Mannheim | Neckar-Odenwald | Ortenaukreis | Ostalbkreis | Pforzheim | Rastatt | Ravensburg | Rems-Murr | Reutlingen | Rhein-Neckar | Rottweil | Schwarzwald-Baar | Schwäbisch Hall | Sigmaringen | Stuttgart | Tuttlingen | Tübingen | Ulm | Waldshut | Zollernalbkreis
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