Sonneberg

municipality in Thuringia, Germany

Sonneberg is a German city in the south of Thuringia. The nearest large city is Coburg. The population of Sonneberg is about 20,000 people. The mayor of the city is Sibylle Abel.

Sonneberg
Sonneberg town hall
Sonneberg town hall
Coat of arms of Sonneberg
Location of Sonneberg within Sonneberg district
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Sonneberg is located in Germany
Sonneberg
Sonneberg
Sonneberg is located in Thuringia
Sonneberg
Sonneberg
Coordinates: 50°21′N 11°10′E / 50.350°N 11.167°E / 50.350; 11.167Coordinates: 50°21′N 11°10′E / 50.350°N 11.167°E / 50.350; 11.167
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictSonneberg
Government
 • MayorSibylle Abel (CDU)
Area
 • Total45.44 km2 (17.54 sq mi)
Highest elevation
640 m (2,100 ft)
Lowest elevation
330 m (1,080 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total23,229
 • Density510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
96501 – 96515
Dialling codes03675
Vehicle registrationSON
Websitewww.sonneberg.de

Sister citiesEdit

SightsEdit

MuseumsEdit

  • Schlauaquarium Nautiland
  • Heimattiergarten
  • German Toy Museum
  • Astronomiemuseum

BuildingsEdit

  • Sternwarte
  • Citychurch St.Peter
  • Militarychuch St. Aegidien
  • Old City hall
  • New City hall
  • House of AOK
  • Main station

Regular meetingsEdit

  • International Jazz Days of Sonneberg
  • Sonneberger Vogelschießen
  • Sonneberger Kneipenfest
  • Sonneberger Musikmeile
  • Doll Theater Weeks
  • International Doll Festival (with Neustadt bei Coburg)
  • City festival

TrafficEdit

  • B 89 Konach-Meiningen
  • A 73 Nürnberg-Coburg-Suhl about 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) away from Sonneberg there is the Connectionpoint Neustadt bei Coburg-Sonneberg. It is next to Coburg.
  • With the train to Coburg and to Eisenach
  • Next airports in Coburg and Suhl

ReferencesEdit

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