Grünberg, Hesse


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Coordinates: 50°36′N 08°57′E / 50.600°N 8.950°E / 50.600; 8.950Coordinates: 50°36′N 08°57′E / 50.600°N 8.950°E / 50.600; 8.950
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Gießen
District Gießen
  Mayor Frank Ide (Freie Wählergruppe)
  Total 89.25 km2 (34.46 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 13,634
  Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 35305
Dialling codes 06401 (06634)
Vehicle registration GI

Grünberg is a town in the district of Gießen, in Hesse, Germany. In 1980, the town hosted the 20th Hessentag state festival.


Grünberg is situated 20 km (12 mi) east of Gießen.

Neighbouring communities

To the north Grünberg borders the municipality Rabenau and the town Homberg (Ohm) (Vogelsbergkreis), to the east the municipality Mücke (Vogelsbergkreis), to the south the town Laubach and to the west the municipality Reiskirchen.

Constituent communities

The town of Grünberg also consists of the nearby villages of Beltershain, Göbelnrod, Harbach, Klein-Eichen, Lardenbach, Lehnheim, Lumda, Queckborn, Reinhardshain, Stangenrod, Stockhausen, Weickartshain and Weitershain.

International relations

Twin towns — sister cities


Air photograph of the Theo-Koch-School Grünberg, October 2010


Grünberg has a junction of the Bundesautobahn 5. There are stations on the Vogelsberg Railway (Vogelsbergbahn) in the town of Grünberg and the villages Göbelnrod and Lehnheim.


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