|Ortsteil of Vacha|
|Coordinates: 50°47′55″N 10°2′45″E / 50.79861°N 10.04583°ECoordinates: 50°47′55″N 10°2′45″E / 50.79861°N 10.04583°E|
|• Total||14.19 km2 (5.48 sq mi)|
|• Density||83/km2 (210/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
On 13 March 1989, it was struck by an earthquake of magnitude 5.6, which was triggered by an explosion in the salt mine "Merkers". Several buildings, including the Church and the kindergarten, were damaged and had to be newly built. People were not hurt seriously.