Hellingen

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Hellingen
Coat of arms of Hellingen
Coat of arms
Hellingen   is located in Germany
Hellingen
Hellingen
Coordinates: 50°15′0″N 10°40′59″E / 50.25000°N 10.68306°E / 50.25000; 10.68306Coordinates: 50°15′0″N 10°40′59″E / 50.25000°N 10.68306°E / 50.25000; 10.68306
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Hildburghausen
Municipal assoc. Heldburger Unterland
Government
 • Mayor Norbert Wirsching
Area
 • Total 44.55 km2 (17.20 sq mi)
Elevation 299 m (981 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,028
 • Density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 98663
Dialling codes 036871
Vehicle registration HBN
Website www.heldburg.de

Hellingen is a municipality in the region Heldburger Land in the district of Hildburghausen, in Thuringia, Germany. It is the southernmost municipality in Thuringia, and the second-southernmost in what was formerly East Germany (following Bad Brambach in Saxony).

History[edit]

Within the German Empire (1871-1918), Hellingen was part of the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

References[edit]

Norbert Klaus Fuchs: Das Heldburger Land – ein historischer Reiseführer (The Land of Heldburg – a Historical Guide); Bad Langensalza, Verlag Rockstuhl, 2013, ISBN 978-3-86777-349-2