Place:Groß-Umstadt, Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany


Alt namesGross-Umstadtsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Groß Umstadtsource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates49.867°N 8.933°E
Located inDarmstadt, Hessen, Germany
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Groß-Umstadt is a town in the district of Darmstadt-Dieburg in the Bundesland (federal state) of Hesse in Germany. It is near by Darmstadt and Frankfurt on the northern border of mountain range Odenwald and is on the south-eastern edge of Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region.

The population is about 21,000 residents. About half of residents are living in Groß-Umstadt itself and the remainder in eight other districts which were incorporated by Hesse State Municipal Reform Act in 1970s:

  • Dorndiel
  • Heubach
  • Kleestadt
  • Klein-Umstadt
  • Raibach
  • Richen
  • Semd
  • Wiebelsbach (also includes village Frau-Nauses).

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