|Municipal assoc.||An der Schmücke|
|• Mayor||Norbert Enke (CDU)|
|• Total||23.29 km2 (8.99 sq mi)|
|Elevation||128 m (420 ft)|
|• Density||98/km2 (250/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
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 that were born or lived in Heldrungen include:
- "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, Gemeinschaftsfreie Gemeinde, erfüllende/beauftragende Gemeinden, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft/Mitgliedsgemeinden in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). July 2016.
- "Ex-Senator Yahr Dead". The Gazette. May 4, 1910. p. 1. Retrieved December 5, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
- Official Homepage in German
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