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Limburg Weilburg

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Country  Germany
Adm. region  Gießen
Vehicle registration  LM
Administrative region  Giessen
State  Hesse
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Capital  Limburg an der Lahn
Limburg-Weilburg wwwgablimburgdeimagesLimburgjpg
Website  www.landkreis-limburg-weilburg.de
Clubs and Teams  SV Rot-Weiß Hadamar, RSV Würges
Points of interest  Lahn, Limburg Cathedral, Schloss Weilburg, Runkel Castle, Weilburger Schifffahrtstunnel
Destinations  Limburg an der Lahn, Weilburg, Runkel, Bad Camberg, Selters (Taunus)

Limburg-Weilburg is a Kreis (district) in the west of Hesse, Germany. Neighboring districts are Lahn-Dill, Hochtaunuskreis, Rheingau-Taunus, Rhein-Lahn, Westerwaldkreis.

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Map of Limburg-Weilburg, Germany

History

1867 the Oberlahnkreis with the capital Weilburg was created, in 1886 the district Limburg an der Lahn with the capital Limburg. 1974 both districts were merged due to the district reorganization in Hesse.

Geography

The district is located between the two mountain areas Westerwald and Taunus. The main river is the Lahn, a tributary of the Rhine River.

References

Limburg-Weilburg Wikipedia


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