Hochsauerlandkreis

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Hochsauerlandkreis
North rhine w hsk.png
Kintra Germany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalie
Adm. regionArnsberg
CaipitalMeschede
Area
 • Total1,958.71 km2 (756.26 sq mi)
Population
 (31 Dizember 2018)[1]
 • Tot260,475
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationHSK
Wabsteidhttp://www.hochsauerlandkreis.de

Hochsauerlandkreis (meanin "Heicher Sauerland Destrict" in German) is a Kreis (destrict) in the east o North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany. Neebourin destricts are Soest, Paderborn, Höxter, Waldeck-Frankenberg, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Olpe, Märkischer Kreis.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict wis established in 1975 in the reorganization o the destricts in North Rhine-Westphalie bi mergin the previous destricts Arnsberg, Brilon an Meschede.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Geographically the destrict covers a big pairt o the Sauerland muntains, includin the twa heichest elevations - the Langenberg near Olsberg wi 843m, an the better kent Kahler Asten wi 842m near Winterberg.

Coat o airms[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coat o arms o Hochsauerland The coat o arms wis inheritit frae the umwhile destrict Arnsberg. It shows the eagle as the seembol o the Earls o Arnsberg. When thair coonty lost unthirldom in 1368 it fell tae the beeshops o Cologne, sicweys the sign on the breast o the eagle shows the Cologne cross.

Touns an municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Touns Municipalities
  1. Arnsberg (73,897)
  2. Brilon (25,644)
  3. Hallenberg (4,435)
  4. Marsberg (20,110)
  5. Medebach (7,876)
  1. Meschede (30,358)
  2. Olsberg (21,577)
  3. Schmallenberg (25,149)
  4. Sundern (28,165)
  5. Winterberg (12,918)
  1. Bestwig (11,446)
  2. Eslohe (8,936)

Toun twinnins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Hochsauerland is twinned wi the follaein ceeties:

Notable persons[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notable places[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. Herzlich willkommen Bergkloster Bestwig im Hochsauerlandkreis/Nordrhein-Westfalen
  3. Anfahrt mit der Bahn

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media relatit tae Hochsauerlandkreis at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 51°15′N 8°20′E / 51.25°N 8.33°E / 51.25; 8.33