Berka/Werra

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Berka/Werra
Coat of arms of Berka/Werra
Coat of arms
Berka/Werra   is located in Germany
Berka/Werra
Berka/Werra
Coordinates: 50°56′22″N 10°4′12″E / 50.93944°N 10.07000°E / 50.93944; 10.07000Coordinates: 50°56′22″N 10°4′12″E / 50.93944°N 10.07000°E / 50.93944; 10.07000
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Wartburgkreis
Municipal assoc. Berka/Werra
Government
 • Mayor Andreas Gleichmann
Area
 • Total 56.93 km2 (21.98 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,317
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 99837
Dialling codes 036922
Vehicle registration WAK

Berka/Werra (also Berka an der Werra) is a town in the Wartburgkreis district, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated on the river Werra, 19 km west of Eisenach.

Within the municipality there are the following municipal districts:

  • Berka/Werra
  • Fernbreitenbach
  • Gospenroda
  • Herda
  • Horschlitt
  • Vitzeroda
  • Wünschensuhl

History[edit]

Within the German Empire (1871-1918), Berka/Werra was part of the Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

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