Kranichfeld

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Kranichfeld
Coat of arms of Kranichfeld
Coat of arms
Kranichfeld   is located in Germany
Kranichfeld
Kranichfeld
Coordinates: 50°51′0″N 11°12′0″E / 50.85000°N 11.20000°E / 50.85000; 11.20000Coordinates: 50°51′0″N 11°12′0″E / 50.85000°N 11.20000°E / 50.85000; 11.20000
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Weimarer Land
Municipal assoc. Kranichfeld
Government
 • Mayor Wolf-Ludger Schlotzhauer (FDP)
Area
 • Total 23.08 km2 (8.91 sq mi)
Elevation 301 m (988 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,396
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 99446–99448
Dialling codes 036450
Vehicle registration AP
Website www.kranichfeld.de

Kranichfeld is a town in the Weimarer Land district, in Thuringia. It is situated on the river Ilm, 18 km southeast of Erfurt, and 16 km southwest of Weimar.

History[edit]

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

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