Buttstädt

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Buttstädt
Coat of arms of Buttstädt
Coat of arms
Buttstädt   is located in Germany
Buttstädt
Buttstädt
Coordinates: 51°7′0″N 11°25′0″E / 51.11667°N 11.41667°E / 51.11667; 11.41667Coordinates: 51°7′0″N 11°25′0″E / 51.11667°N 11.41667°E / 51.11667; 11.41667
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Sömmerda
Municipal assoc. Buttstädt
Government
 • Mayor Hendrik Blose (SPD)
Area
 • Total 18.31 km2 (7.07 sq mi)
Elevation 201 m (659 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,566
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 99628
Dialling codes 036373
Vehicle registration SÖM
Website stadt-buttstaedt.de

Buttstädt is a town in the district of Sömmerda, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated 16 km northeast of Weimar.

History[edit]

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

Village center[edit]

Market place with St. Michaelis church to the left

Personalities[edit]

Honorary citizen[edit]

  • Ernst Behr (1847–1929), evangelical superintendent

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

People connected to Buttstädt[edit]

  • Johann Samuel Schröter (1735–1808), theologian
  • Johannes Enke (1899–1945), communist, resistance fighter against the Nazi regime, Nazi victim

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, Gemeinschaftsfreie Gemeinde, erfüllende/beauftragende Gemeinden, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft/Mitgliedsgemeinden in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). July 2016.