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Stadtkirche Themar.JPG
Coat of arms of Themar
Coat of arms
Location of Themar within Hildburghausen district
Themar in HBN.png
Themar is located in Germany
Themar is located in Thuringia
Coordinates: 50°30′15″N 10°36′57″E / 50.50417°N 10.61583°E / 50.50417; 10.61583Coordinates: 50°30′15″N 10°36′57″E / 50.50417°N 10.61583°E / 50.50417; 10.61583
Municipal assoc.Feldstein
 • MayorHubert Böse (CDU)
 • Total20.18 km2 (7.79 sq mi)
330 m (1,080 ft)
 • Total2,899
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
Dialling codes036873
Vehicle registrationHBN

Themar is a town in the district of Hildburghausen, in the south of Thuringia, Germany. It is situated on the river Werra, 11 km northwest of Hildburghausen, and 14 km southwest of Suhl.

It was first named in 796 as Tagamari and today Themar consists out of the districts Wachenbrunn and Tachbach, with a population of about 2,900 inhabitants. The town church is the St Bartholomew's Church. The mayor of Themar since 2000 is Hubert Böse. [3]

Main sights[change | change source]

  • St Bartholomew's Church
  • St. John's Church
  • defensive wall
  • town hall
  • market place

Notable people[change | change source]

Sustainability[change | change source]

In the last 5 years Themar has invested in sustainable energy production systems. A small local heat network was installed with a cogeneration unit of 15 kW electric and 30 kW thermal energy. Also photovoltaics (6 kWp) and a heat pump (20 kW) which is using the water and thermal energy from the river Werra have been established. These renovations were completed in March 2019. In total Themar is saving carbon dioxide emissions of 14,200 kg per year.

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.

Other websites[change | change source]

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