Probstzella

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Probstzella
Coat of arms of Probstzella
Coat of arms
Probstzella   is located in Germany
Probstzella
Probstzella
Coordinates: 50°31′57″N 11°22′43″E / 50.53250°N 11.37861°E / 50.53250; 11.37861Coordinates: 50°31′57″N 11°22′43″E / 50.53250°N 11.37861°E / 50.53250; 11.37861
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Saalfeld-Rudolstadt
Municipal assoc. Schiefergebirge
Subdivisions 20
Government
 • Mayor Marko Wolfram (SPD)
Area
 • Total 74.26 km2 (28.67 sq mi)
Elevation 340 m (1,120 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,141
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 07330
Dialling codes 036735
Vehicle registration SLF
Website www.einheitsgemeinde-probstzella.de

Probstzella is a municipality in the district Saalfeld-Rudolstadt, in Thuringia, Germany.

History[edit]

Between 1945 and 1990 Probstzella station served as East German inner German border crossing for rail transport. The crossing was open for trains travelling between the Soviet Zone of occupation in Germany (till 1949, thereafter the East German Democratic Republic, or West Berlin and the American zone of occupation (till 1949) and thereafter the West German Federal Republic of Germany. The traffic was subject to the Interzonal traffic regulations, that between West Germany and West Berlin followed the special regulations of the Transit Agreement (1972).

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