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The title of this article contains the character ß. Where it is unavailable or not wanted, the name may be written as Weissenfels.

Coat of arms of Weissenfels
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Burgenlandkreis
Municipal assoc. Weißenfelser Land
 • Mayor Manfred Rauner (CDU)
 • Total 24.74 km2 (9.55 sq mi)
Elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 40,398
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06667
Dialling codes 03443
Vehicle registration BLK
Website www.weissenfels.de

Weißenfels was the capital city of the old Weißenfels Rural District in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, until the district changes of 2007. The King of Saxony lived here at one time. It is about 30 km southwest of Leipzig.

Population[change | change source]

Growth in number of people over the years:

1825 to 1925

1933 to 1984

1990 to 2005

Data source from 1990: Statistic national office Saxony-Anhalt

1 29. October
2 31. August
3 03. October

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).