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Ortsteil of Königsee-Rottenbach
Stadtkirche Zum Lobe Gottes Koenigsee Thuringia Germany.jpg
Coat of arms of Königsee
Coat of arms
Königsee  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°39′41″N 11°5′50″E / 50.66139°N 11.09722°E / 50.66139; 11.09722Coordinates: 50°39′41″N 11°5′50″E / 50.66139°N 11.09722°E / 50.66139; 11.09722
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Saalfeld-Rudolstadt
Town Königsee-Rottenbach
 • Total 31.49 km2 (12.16 sq mi)
Elevation 377 m (1,237 ft)
Population (2011-12-31)
 • Total 5,036
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 07426
Dialling codes 036738
Vehicle registration SLF
Website www.stadtkoenigsee.de

Königsee is a town and a former municipality in the district of Saalfeld-Rudolstadt, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) east of Ilmenau, and 35 kilometres (22 mi) south of Erfurt. Since 31 December 2012, it has been part of the town of Königsee-Rottenbach.