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Location address: Deutschland, Gießen
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Wirberg is a former monastery complex in the district of Giessen. It is located on the eastern edge of the municipality of Reiskirchen between Saasen and Göbelnrod, and about eight miles north-west of Grünberg. The church was once the Protestant Church serving the Grünberg districts of Göbelnrod, Beltershain, Harbach, Weitershain and Reinhardshain. Today, it is used as a church on special occasions.
The name “Wirberg” comes from Wereberch, meaning “fortified hill”. There was a fortified castle there at the beginning of the twelfth century.