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Dietkirchen in numbers and facts

Geographical location 
50°24' northern degree of latitude
8°05' eastern degree of latitude
Area of Dietkirchen 
309,59 ah district of Limburg, refering to the surface it is the smallest one within Limburg
155,00 ah agricultural utilization
Height over NN
140 m
Population
The years 1542-1790 are based on estimations, see chronicle of Dietkirchen, Marie-Luise Crone, page 56
1542 65-78
1548 115-138
1564 90-108
30 year war
1674 125-150
1675 135-162
1676 130-156
1677 125-150
1730 230-276
1743 255-306
1765 290-348
1770/1771 295-354
1790 300
1818 334
1834 462
1843 500
1864 607
1866 587
1871 658
1892 663
1895 672
1900/1901 672
1916/1917 794
1925 782
1939 803
1946 1002
1950 1010
1961 1051
1967 1107
1970 1193
1987 1503
31.12.1994 1712
31.12.1995 1724
31.12.1996 1735
31.12.1997 1689
30.06.2000 1755
Juli 2003 1682
Local time
The Limburger local time remains behind opposite the Central European time (CET) about 28 minutes.
Location description
Dietkirchen lies in immediate binding at the highway A 3 Cologne-Frankfurt. From the junction, that is displayed left in the plan following below , it is over the K 473 and the K 472 approximately  3 km in eastern direction up to the entryway of Dietkirchen. 
Via the highway exit of Limburg Nord one quickly can go to Giessen over the B 49 (approximately 60 km) as well as to Siegen via the B 54 (approximately 70 km) . 

The district street K 472 coming from Limburg continues through Dietkirchen to Dehrn, a district of the city Runkel, . 

The planned ICE-railway station near the highway junction Limburg-Süd at the new ICE line Cologne-Frankfurt should additionally help to improve the favorable traffic situation of Limburg . 

The only little away from the central arteries situated place Dietkirchen offers with it as well as extremely favorable binding-ways, but nevertheless the silence of a homogeneous place relatively small still.