Heldrungen

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Heldrungen
Coat of arms of Heldrungen
Coat of arms
Location of Heldrungen
Heldrungen is located in Germany
Heldrungen
Heldrungen
Heldrungen is located in Thuringia
Heldrungen
Heldrungen
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
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictKyffhäuserkreis
Municipal assoc.An der Schmücke
Government
 • MayorNorbert Enke (CDU)
Area
 • Total23.29 km2 (8.99 sq mi)
Elevation
128 m (420 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,207
 • Density95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
06577
Dialling codes034673
Vehicle registrationKYF

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:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, Gemeinschaftsfreie Gemeinde, erfüllende/beauftragende Gemeinden, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft/Mitgliedsgemeinden in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). September 2018.
  2. ^ "Ex-Senator Yahr Dead". The Gazette. May 4, 1910. p. 1. Retrieved December 5, 2016 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read

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