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Lutherstadt Wittenberg

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Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Altstadt Lutherstadt Wittenberg-Panorama.jpg
Schlossstraße Wittenberg 6336.JPG Wittenberg Market square.JPG
Wittenberg - Schlosskirche innen 1.jpg Lutherstadt Wittenberg,Collegienstraße 54,Universität.jpg
From top: Skyline of Wittenberg,
Wittenberg old town with view to the Castle church (undergoing repairs), Market square with town hall and Stadtkirche Wittenberg, inside Wittenberg castle church and Leucorea university
Coat of arms of Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Coat of arms
Lutherstadt Wittenberg  is located in Germany
Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Location of Lutherstadt Wittenberg within Wittenberg district
Wittenberg in WB.svg
Coordinates: 51°52′N 12°39′E / 51.867°N 12.650°E / 51.867; 12.650Coordinates: 51°52′N 12°39′E / 51.867°N 12.650°E / 51.867; 12.650
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Wittenberg
Government
 • Mayor Eckhard Naumann (SPD)
Area
 • Total 240.32 km2 (92.79 sq mi)
Elevation 67 m (220 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 46,475
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06886
Dialling codes 03491
Vehicle registration WB
Website wittenberg.de

Wittenberg is a town in Germany. It lies in the eastern part of Saxony-Anhalt. Wittenberg became one of the most important German towns of political, cultural, historical, and artistic advances in the 16th century. The famous reformation places in the old town, and the buildings developed in different epochs, make up the architecture of the town. Many people travel to Wittenberg because of its past, and its connection to Martin Luther who worked there.

Wittenberg has about 46,000 inhabitants. Its geographical coordinates are 51° 52’ N, 12° 39’ E.

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