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Coat of arms of Heldrungen
Coat of arms
Heldrungen   is located in Germany
Location of Heldrungen within Kyffhäuserkreis district
Heldrungen in KYF.png
Coordinates: 51°18′5″N 11°13′0″E / 51.30139°N 11.21667°E / 51.30139; 11.21667Coordinates: 51°18′5″N 11°13′0″E / 51.30139°N 11.21667°E / 51.30139; 11.21667
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Kyffhäuserkreis
Municipal assoc. An der Schmücke
 • Mayor Norbert Enke (CDU)
 • Total 23.29 km2 (8.99 sq mi)
Elevation 128 m (420 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,266
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06577
Dialling codes 034673
Vehicle registration KYF

Heldrungen is a town in the Kyffhäuserkreis district, Thuringia, Germany.

Nearby rivers are the Unstrut and the Wipper.

It is known for its fortification with two water ditches, four vauban bastions and five rondells. In the center of the fortification is a renaissance castle, which was built from 1512 to 1518. Today, the castle is used as a youth hostel.

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Heldrungen include:


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