Schalkau

municipality in Thuringia, Germany

Schalkau is a German town in the south of Thuringia. Schalkau is in the district of Sonneberg, in Thuringia, Germany. It is 13 kilometres (8.1 miles) west of Sonneberg, and 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) north of Coburg.

Schalkau
Coat of arms of Schalkau
Location of Schalkau within Sonneberg district
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Schalkau is located in Germany
Schalkau
Schalkau
Schalkau is located in Thuringia
Schalkau
Schalkau
Coordinates: 50°23′40″N 11°0′31″E / 50.39444°N 11.00861°E / 50.39444; 11.00861Coordinates: 50°23′40″N 11°0′31″E / 50.39444°N 11.00861°E / 50.39444; 11.00861
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictSonneberg
Government
 • MayorReinhard Zehner (CDU)
Area
 • Total33.58 km2 (12.97 sq mi)
Elevation
400 m (1,300 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,278
 • Density98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
96528
Dialling codes036766
Vehicle registrationSON

The population of Schalkau is about 3,500. The mayor of the city is Rheinhard Zehner.

The former municipality Bachfeld was merged into Schalkau on 31 December 2019.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, erfüllenden Gemeinden und Verwaltungsgemeinschaften in Thüringen Gebietsstand: 31.12.2020". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Schalkau at Wikimedia Commons