Weimar

city in the federal state of Thuringia, Germany

Weimar is a city in the middle of Germany, in the state of Thuringia. It has about 60,000 inhabitants and a university.

Weimar
View of Weimar
View of Weimar
Flag of Weimar
Flag
Coat of arms of Weimar
Coat of arms
Location of Weimar
Weimar is located in Germany
Weimar
Weimar
Weimar is located in Thuringia
Weimar
Weimar
Coordinates: 50°59′0″N 11°19′0″E / 50.98333°N 11.31667°E / 50.98333; 11.31667Coordinates: 50°59′0″N 11°19′0″E / 50.98333°N 11.31667°E / 50.98333; 11.31667
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictUrban district
Subdivisions12 districts
Government
 • Lord mayorPeter Kleine
Area
 • Total84.420 km2 (32.595 sq mi)
Elevation
208 m (682 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total64,355
 • Density760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
99401–99441
Dialling codes03643, 036453
Vehicle registrationWE
Websitewww.weimar.de

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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, Gemeinschaftsfreie Gemeinde, erfüllende/beauftragende Gemeinden, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft/Mitgliedsgemeinden in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). January 2018.
  2. Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik. "Population data". Retrieved 2007-08-10.