is a town in the district Northeim
, in the southern part of Lower Saxony
. The town consists of the center Moringen and eight surrounding villages.
The town and its villages were founded over a thousand years ago.
It is the seat of a psychiatric hospital, founded in late 19th century. During WWII
the hospital was emptied and abused by the Nazis as the concentration camp
KZ Gedenkstätte Moringen. Today it is again a psychiatric hospital.
Among the larger firms operating in the community is Piller, a maker of industrial fans. The Northeim district's major waste Landfill
is in Moringen.
- The Women's Camp in Moringen: A Memoir of Imprisonment in Nazi Germany 1936-1937
by Gabriele Herz (Author), Jane Caplan (Editor), Hildegard Herz (Translator), Howard Hartig (Translator). Berghahn Books (15 Nov 2005). ISBN-10: 1845450779; ISBN-13: 978-1845450779.