Sömmerda Rural District

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Landkreis Sömmerda
District
Coordinates: 51°9′N 11°6′E / 51.15°N 11.1°E / 51.15; 11.1Coordinates: 51°9′N 11°6′E / 51.15°N 11.1°E / 51.15; 11.1
Country  Germany
State Thuringia
Capital Sömmerda
Area
 • Total 804 km2 (310 sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration SÖM

Sömmerda is a Landkreis (rural district) in the north of Thuringia, Germany.

History[change | change source]

The district Sömmerda was created in 1952. In 1994 the districts of Thuringia were reorganized, and the district Sömmerda was made a lot bigger by adding municipalities from the old districts Artern and Erfurt-Land.

Coat of arms[change | change source]

Coat of arms The coat of arms shows the three historic states which Sömmerda belonged to in the past. In the left is the Saxon symbol, to the right is the lion as symbol of Thuringia, and in the bottom is the wheel as the symbol of Mainz.

Towns and municipalities[change | change source]

Verwaltungsgemeinschaft-free towns and municipalities
  1. Rastenberg
  2. Sömmerda
  3. Weißensee
  1. Elxleben
  2. Witterda
Verwaltungsgemeinschaften

1. An der Marke

  1. Eckstedt
  2. Markvippach
  3. Schloßvippach1
  4. Sprötau
  5. Vogelsberg

2. Buttstädt

  1. Buttstädt1, 2
  2. Ellersleben
  3. Eßleben-Teutleben
  4. Großbrembach
  5. Guthmannshausen
  6. Hardisleben
  7. Kleinbrembach
  8. Mannstedt
  9. Olbersleben
  10. Rudersdorf

3. Gera-Aue

  1. Andisleben
  2. Gebesee1, 2
  3. Ringleben
  4. Walschleben

4. Gramme-Aue

  1. Alperstedt
  2. Großmölsen
  3. Großrudestedt1
  4. Kleinmölsen
  5. Nöda
  6. Ollendorf
  7. Udestedt

5. Kindelbrück

  1. Bilzingsleben
  2. Büchel
  3. Frömmstedt
  4. Griefstedt
  5. Günstedt
  6. Herrnschwende
  7. Kannawurf
  8. Kindelbrück1, 2
  9. Riethgen

6. Kölleda

  1. Beichlingen
  2. Großmonra
  3. Großneuhausen
  4. Kleinneuhausen
  5. Kölleda1, 2
  6. Ostramondra
  7. Schillingstedt

7. Straußfurt

  1. Gangloffsömmern
  2. Haßleben
  3. Henschleben
  4. Riethnordhausen
  5. Schwerstedt
  6. Straußfurt1
  7. Werningshausen
  8. Wundersleben
1seat of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft;2town

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