Heldrungen

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Heldrungen
Coat of arms of Heldrungen
Coat of arms
Heldrungen   is located in Germany
Heldrungen
Heldrungen
Coordinates: 51°18′5″N 11°13′0″E / 51.30139°N 11.21667°E / 51.30139; 11.21667Coordinates: 51°18′5″N 11°13′0″E / 51.30139°N 11.21667°E / 51.30139; 11.21667
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Kyffhäuserkreis
Municipal assoc. An der Schmücke
Subdivisions 2
Government
 • Mayor Norbert Enke (CDU)
Area
 • Total 23.29 km2 (8.99 sq mi)
Elevation 128 m (420 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,237
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06577
Dialling codes 034673
Vehicle registration KYF

Heldrungen is a town in the Kyffhäuserkreis district, Thuringia, Germany.

Nearby rivers are the Unstrut and the Wipper.

It is known for its fortification with two water ditches, four vauban bastions and five rondells. In the center of the fortification is a renaissance castle, which was built within 1512 - 1518. Today, the castle is used as a youth hostel.

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