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Coordinates: 50°33′N 08°47′E / 50.550°N 8.783°E / 50.550; 8.783Coordinates: 50°33′N 08°47′E / 50.550°N 8.783°E / 50.550; 8.783
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Gießen
District Gießen
  Mayor Matthias Klose (CDU)
  Total 21.57 km2 (8.33 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 6,607
  Density 310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 35463
Dialling codes 06404, 0641
Vehicle registration GI
Website www.fernwald.de

Fernwald is a town in the German state of Hesse, located 40 miles (64 kilometers) north of Frankfurt am Main and 4.4 miles (7 kilometers) east of Gießen. Fernwald is part of the district of Gießen.


Fernwald was created in 1971 by integrating the former independent communities of Steinbach, Annerod, and Albach.

Political Affiliation

CDU Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands, 27.6%

SPD Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands, 38.2%

FW-Fernwald Freie Wähler-Fernwald, 34.3%


The Mayor of Fernwald is Matthias Klose (CDU), who took office on September 28, 2003 with 55.7% of the vote.

Regional Businesses

ADF Allgemeine Datenbank für Forderungseinzug GmbH

AfU - Agentur für Unternehmensnachrichten GmbH

Rovema Verpackungsmaschinen GmbH


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