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Jena is a city in the middle of Germany, in the state of Thuringia. About 103,000 people live there. Jena has a university called Friedrich Schiller University.

Jena
Jena Market Square
Jena Market Square
Coat of arms of Jena
Coat of arms
Location of Jena
Jena is located in Germany
Jena
Jena
Jena is located in Thuringia
Jena
Jena
Coordinates: 50°55′38″N 11°35′10″E / 50.92722°N 11.58611°E / 50.92722; 11.58611Coordinates: 50°55′38″N 11°35′10″E / 50.92722°N 11.58611°E / 50.92722; 11.58611
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • Lord MayorThomas Nitzsche (FDP)
Area
 • Total114.76 km2 (44.31 sq mi)
Elevation
155 m (509 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total110,321
 • Density960/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
07701 – 07751
Dialling codes03641
Vehicle registrationJ
Websitewww.jena.de

GeographyEdit

Jena partly lies in the middle hall valley between from mixed woodlands covered shelly limestone and sandstone slopes (geological phenomena are among other things the devil holes and the student chute). On them numerous partially rare Orchideenarten occurs. From north to south Jena is 14.7 km (9.1 mi) wide, and from east to west 12.2 km (7.6 mi). The following larger cities are close to Jena: Gera, approx. 35 km (21.7 mi) east, Erfurt, approx. 40 km (24.9 mi) west, Weimar, approx. 15 km (9.3 mi) west, Naumburg (Saale), approx. 33 km (20.5 mi) northeast, is (Saale), to approx. 70 km (43.5 mi) northeast, Leipzig, approx. 75 km (46.6 mi) northeast and Chemnitz, approx. 94 km (58.4 mi) east, Rudolstadt, approx. 30 km (18.6 mi) south.

 
View over the city center of Jena
 
The JenTower in Jena

ReferencesEdit

  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.

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