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Kassel
District
Hesse k.png
Country  Germany
State Hesse
Population (2002)
 • Total 245,264
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration KS
Website http://www.landkreiskassel.de

Kassel is a Landkreis (Rural District) in the north of Hesse, Germany. The district-free city Kassel is nearly completely surrounded by the district.

History

1972 the previous districts of Kassel, Hofgeismar and Wolfhagen were joined to form the newly established district of Kassel.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms shows the lion of Hesse in the top part, as Kassel was the capital of the county of Hesse until 1866, when it moved to Prussia. In the lower part it has three oak leaves taken from the coat of arms of the Hofgeismar district, and a wolf's hook symbolizing the Wolfhagen district.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Bad Karlshafen
  2. Baunatal
  3. Grebenstein
  4. Hofgeismar
  5. Immenhausen
  6. Liebenau
  7. Naumburg, Hesse
  8. Trendelburg
  9. Vellmar
  10. Wolfhagen
  11. Zierenberg
  1. Ahnatal
  2. Bad Emstal
  3. Breuna
  4. Calden
  5. Espenau
  6. Fuldabrück
  7. Fuldatal
  8. Habichtswald
  9. Helsa
  10. Kaufungen
  1. Lohfelden
  2. Nieste
  3. Niestetal
  4. Oberweser
  5. Reinhardshagen
  6. Schauenburg
  7. Söhrewald
  8. Wahlsburg
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