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Village of Sangerhausen
Rotha   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 51°32′31″N 11°08′48″E / 51.54194°N 11.14667°E / 51.54194; 11.14667Coordinates: 51°32′31″N 11°08′48″E / 51.54194°N 11.14667°E / 51.54194; 11.14667
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Mansfeld-Südharz
Town Sangerhausen
 • Total 9.5 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Population (2009-12-31)
 • Total 320
 • Density 34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)

Rotha is a village in the municipality Sangerhausen, Mansfeld-Südharz district, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

Rotha was first mentioned in a charter from 1347 as Rote. Until 1 October 2005 Rotha was an independent municipality within the Sangerhausen municipal association (Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Sangerhausen), together with 9 other municipalities (i.e. the town Sangerhausen and 8 other villages). On 1 October 2005 the municipal association was dissolved and these 9 villages were incorporated into Sangerhausen. Later 5 other municipalities/villages were also annexed and currently Rotha is one of the 14 villages surrounding Sangerhausen within the municipality Sangerhausen.

A central building in Rotha is the 17th century St. Nicholas church.

Rothaer Dorfstrasse (Main street) 
St. Nicholas church 
Rectory (1984)