|Coordinates: Coordinates: 50°55′N 10°45′E / 50.92°N 10.75°E|
|• Total||936 km2 (361 sq mi)|
(31 December 2020)
|• Density||140/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
Gotha is a Kreis (rural district) in the middle of Thuringia, Germany.
History[change | change source]
The district was made on October 1, 1922, when the newly created state of Thuringia was divided into 15 rural districts (German: Landkreise) and 9 district free cities (German: Stadtkreise).
Partnerships[change | change source]
Since 1990 the district has had a partnership with Main-Kinzig Rural District in Hesse, Germany.
Coat of arms[change | change source]
|The coat of arms shows the castle of Friedenstein in the top, the biggest baroque building in the city of Gotha. The wavy line below symbolizes the Leina canal, which was built between 1366 and 1369 from Schönau to Gotha, to bring water into the city. The star in bottom was the symbol of the Duchy of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.|
Towns and municipalities[change | change source]
|Verwaltungsgemeinschaft-free towns||and municipalities|
3. Fahner Höhe
|1seat of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft;2town|
Related pages[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official website (in German)