Rastenberg

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The Polish town of Kętrzyn was formerly known as Rastenburg.
Rastenberg
Coat of arms of Rastenberg
Coat of arms
Rastenberg   is located in Germany
Rastenberg
Rastenberg
Coordinates: 51°10′34″N 11°25′9″E / 51.17611°N 11.41917°E / 51.17611; 11.41917Coordinates: 51°10′34″N 11°25′9″E / 51.17611°N 11.41917°E / 51.17611; 11.41917
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Sömmerda
Government
 • Mayor Uwe Schäfer (FDP)
Area
 • Total 35.42 km2 (13.68 sq mi)
Elevation 205 m (673 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,673
 • Density 75/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 99636
Dialling codes 036377
Vehicle registration SÖM
Website www.rastenberg.de

Rastenberg is a town in the district of Sömmerda, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated 22 km east of Sömmerda, and 23 km northeast of Weimar.

History[edit]

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


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