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Weimar

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Weimar
View of Weimar
View of Weimar
Coat of arms of Weimar
Coat of arms
Weimar   is located in Germany
Weimar
Weimar
Coordinates: 50°59′0″N 11°19′0″E / 50.98333°N 11.31667°E / 50.98333; 11.31667Coordinates: 50°59′0″N 11°19′0″E / 50.98333°N 11.31667°E / 50.98333; 11.31667
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Urban district
Government
 • Lord Mayor Peter Kleine
Area
 • Total 84.420 km2 (32.595 sq mi)
Elevation 208 m (682 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 64,355
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 99401–99441
Dialling codes 03643, 036453
Vehicle registration WE
Website www.weimar.de

Weimar is a city in the middle of Germany, in the state of Thuringa. It has about 60,000 inhabitants and a university.

Most famous citizens in the past were the German poets Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller.

The city is well known for the Weimar Republic, too. It was founded in Weimar in 1919.

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