Wörlitz

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Wörlitz
Ortsteil of Oranienbaum-Wörlitz
Wörlitzer See mit St. Petri.jpg
Coat of arms of Wörlitz
Coat of arms
Wörlitz   is located in Germany
Wörlitz
Wörlitz
Coordinates: 51°51′N 12°25′E / 51.850°N 12.417°E / 51.850; 12.417Coordinates: 51°51′N 12°25′E / 51.850°N 12.417°E / 51.850; 12.417
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Wittenberg
Town Oranienbaum-Wörlitz
Area
 • Total 28.05 km2 (10.83 sq mi)
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Population (2009-12-31)
 • Total 1,513
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06786
Dialling codes 034905
Vehicle registration WB

About this sound Wörlitz  is a town and a former municipality in the district of Wittenberg, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Since 1 January 2011, it is part of the town Oranienbaum-Wörlitz. It is situated on the left bank of the Elbe, east of Dessau. The historic parks of Wörlitz are included into the Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Realm, one of the World Heritage Sites.

The historic, 18th century Wörlitz Synagogue survives and has been beautifully restored.

References[edit]

  • Wörlitz. In: Meyers Lexicon. 4th edition. Volume 16, Bibliographical Institute, Leipzig 1885-1892, p 746

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