Bretleben

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Bretleben
Bretleben   is located in Germany
Bretleben
Bretleben
Location of Bretleben within Kyffhäuserkreis district
Bretleben in KYF.png
Coordinates: 51°20′0″N 11°14′0″E / 51.33333°N 11.23333°E / 51.33333; 11.23333Coordinates: 51°20′0″N 11°14′0″E / 51.33333°N 11.23333°E / 51.33333; 11.23333
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Kyffhäuserkreis
Municipal assoc. An der Schmücke
Government
 • Mayor Norbert Abicht
Area
 • Total 8.62 km2 (3.33 sq mi)
Elevation 128 m (420 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 529
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06556
Dialling codes 034673
Vehicle registration KYF
Website www.bretleben.de

Bretleben is a municipality in the Kyffhäuserkreis district in Thuringia, Germany. It is located at the right side of the river Unstrut, between the towns of Heldrungen and Artern. It's situated at the railway connection between Erfurt and Sangerhausen, which branches off to Bad Frankenhausen and Sondershausen.

History[edit]

At the beginning of the 9th century Bretleben is mentioned as Bretalaho in a document the first time.

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