Sonneberg

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Sonneberg
Sonneberg town hall
Sonneberg town hall
Coat of arms of Sonneberg
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Sonneberg
Government
 • Mayor Sibylle Abel (CDU)
Area
 • Total 45.44 km2 (17.54 sq mi)
Elevation 330-640 m (−1,770 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 23,736
 • Density 522.36/km2 (1,352.90/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 96501 – 96515
Dialling codes 03675
Vehicle registration SON
Website www.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
  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, Gemeinschaftsfreie Gemeinde, erfüllende/beauftragende Gemeinden, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft/Mitgliedsgemeinden in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). July 2016.