Weimar

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Weimar
Coat of arms of Weimar
Weimar is located in Germany
Weimar
Coordinates 50°59′0″N 11°19′0″E / 50.983333°N 11.316667°E / 50.983333; 11.316667
Administration
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Urban district
Town subdivisions 21 districts
Lord Mayor Stefan Wolf (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 84.26 km2 (32.53 sq mi)
Elevation 208 m  (682 ft)
Population  64,481  (31 December 2006)[1]
 - Density 765 /km2 (1,982 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate WE
Postal codes 99401 – 99441
Area codes 03643, 036453
Website www.weimar.de
Classical Weimar *
The city hall
Country  Germany
Type Cultural
Criteria iii, vi
Reference 846
Region ** Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1998 (22nd Session)

Weimar is a city in the middle of Germany, in the state of Thuringa. It has about 60,000 inhabitants and a university.

Most famous citizens in the past were the German poets Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller.

The city is well known for the Weimar Republic, too. It was founded in Weimar in 1919.

References[change | change source]

  1. Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik. "Population data". http://www.tls.thueringen.de/. Retrieved 2007-08-10.
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