Weissenfels

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Weissenfels
Coat of arms of Weissenfels
Weissenfels is located in Germany
Weissenfels
Coordinates 51°12′0″N 11°58′0″E / 51.2°N 11.966667°E / 51.2; 11.966667
Administration
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Burgenlandkreis
Municipal assoc. Weißenfelser Land
Mayor Manfred Rauner (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 24.74 km2 (9.55 sq mi)
Elevation 100 m  (328 ft)
Population 29,669  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 1,199 /km2 (3,106 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate BLK
Postal code 06667
Area code 03443
Website www.weissenfels.de

Weißenfels was the capital city of the old Weißenfels Rural District in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, until the district changes of 2007. The King of Saxony lived here at one time. It is about 30 km southwest of Leipzig.

Population[change | edit source]

Growth in number of people over the years:

1825 to 1925

1933 to 1984

1990 to 2005

Data source from 1990: Statistic national office Saxony-Anhalt

1 29. October
2 31. August
3 03. October