Bad Sulza

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Bad Sulza
Coat of arms of Bad Sulza
Coat of arms
Bad Sulza   is located in Germany
Bad Sulza
Bad Sulza
Coordinates: 51°5′15″N 11°37′20″E / 51.08750°N 11.62222°E / 51.08750; 11.62222Coordinates: 51°5′15″N 11°37′20″E / 51.08750°N 11.62222°E / 51.08750; 11.62222
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Weimarer Land
Government
 • Mayor Johannes Hertwig (CDU)
Area
 • Total 46.32 km2 (17.88 sq mi)
Elevation 140 m (460 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,738
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 99518, 99510 (Flurstedt, Gebstedt, Wickerstedt)
Dialling codes 036461
Vehicle registration AP, APD
Website www.bad-sulza.de

Bad Sulza is a town in the Weimarer Land district, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated on the river Ilm, 15 km southwest of Naumburg, and 18 km north of Jena.

History[edit]

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

Personality[edit]

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Johann Agricola (1590-1668), superintendent of the salt plant from 1622 to 1631, used in the early 17th century, the healing power of subsidized from the depths Sulza brine for medical purposes
  • Adolf Piltz (1855-1940), German mathematician, number theory

Associated with the city[edit]

  • Thomas Naogeorgus (actually Kirchmair) (1508-1563), theologian, Neo-Latin poet and playwright

Links[edit]

Media related to Bad Sulza at Wikimedia Commons

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