Sonneberg

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Sonneberg
Sonneberg town hall
Sonneberg town hall
Coat of arms of Sonneberg
Coat of arms
Location of Sonneberg within Sonneberg district
Sonneberg in SON.png
Sonneberg is located in Germany
Sonneberg
Sonneberg
Sonneberg is located in Thuringia
Sonneberg
Sonneberg
Coordinates: 50°21′N 11°10′E / 50.350°N 11.167°E / 50.350; 11.167Coordinates: 50°21′N 11°10′E / 50.350°N 11.167°E / 50.350; 11.167
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictSonneberg
Government
 • MayorSibylle Abel (CDU)
Area
 • Total84.69 km2 (32.70 sq mi)
Elevation
330-640 m (−1,770 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total23,804
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
96501 – 96515
Dialling codes03675
Vehicle registrationSON
Websitewww.sonneberg.de

Sonneberg is a German city in the south of Thuringia. The nearest large city is Coburg. The population of Sonneberg is about 20,000 people. The mayor of the city is Sibylle Abel.

Sister cities[change | change source]

Sights[change | change source]

Museums[change | change source]

  • Schlauaquarium Nautiland
  • Heimattiergarten
  • German Toy Museum
  • Astronomiemuseum

Buildings[change | change source]

  • Sternwarte
  • Citychurch St.Peter
  • Militarychuch St. Aegidien
  • Old City hall
  • New City hall
  • House of AOK
  • Main station

Regular meetings[change | change source]

  • International Jazz Days of Sonneberg
  • Sonneberger Vogelschießen
  • Sonneberger Kneipenfest
  • Sonneberger Musikmeile
  • Doll Theater Weeks
  • International Doll Festival (with Neustadt bei Coburg)
  • City festival

Traffic[change | change source]

  • B 89 Konach-Meiningen
  • A 73 Nürnberg-Coburg-Suhl about 15 km away from Sonneberg there is the Connectionpoint Neustadt bei Coburg-Sonneberg. It is next to Coburg.
  • With the train to Coburg and to Eisenach
  • Next airports in Coburg and Suhl

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, Gemeinschaftsfreie Gemeinde, erfüllende/beauftragende Gemeinden, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft/Mitgliedsgemeinden in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). January 2018.