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Weimar

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Weimar
Coat of arms of Weimar
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Urban district
Subdivisions 21 districts
Government
 • Lord Mayor Stefan Wolf (SPD)
Area
 • Total 84.26 km2 (32.53 sq mi)
Elevation 208 m (682 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 64,131
 • Density 761.11/km2 (1,971.26/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 99401 – 99441
Dialling codes 03643, 036453
Vehicle registration WE
Website www.weimar.de
Classical Weimar *
The city hall
Country  Germany
Type Cultural
Criteria iii, vi
Reference 846
Region ** Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1998 (22nd Session)

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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