Bad Sulza

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Bad Sulza
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Bad Sulza
Coat of arms
Location of Bad Sulza
Bad Sulza is located in Germany
Bad Sulza
Bad Sulza
Bad Sulza is located in Thuringia
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
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictWeimarer Land
Government
 • MayorJohannes Hertwig (CDU)
Area
 • Total46.32 km2 (17.88 sq mi)
Elevation
140 m (460 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,695
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
99518, 99510 (Flurstedt, Gebstedt, Wickerstedt)
Dialling codes036461
Vehicle registrationAP, APD
Websitewww.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.

Notable citizens[edit]

  • Johann Agricola (1590-1668), superintendent of the salt plant from 1622 to 1631, used the healing power of Sulza brine for therapuetic purposes.
  • Adolf Piltz (1855-1940), German mathematician notable for his work in 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, Gemeinschaftsfreie Gemeinde, erfüllende/beauftragende Gemeinden, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft/Mitgliedsgemeinden in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). September 2018.