Neustadt/Harz

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Neustadt/Harz
Ortsteil of Harztor
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Coat of arms of Neustadt/Harz
Coat of arms
Neustadt/Harz   is located in Germany
Neustadt/Harz
Neustadt/Harz
Location of Neustadt/Harz within Nordhausen district
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Coordinates: 51°33′36″N 10°50′003″E / 51.56000°N 10.83417°E / 51.56000; 10.83417Coordinates: 51°33′36″N 10°50′003″E / 51.56000°N 10.83417°E / 51.56000; 10.83417
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Nordhausen
Municipality Harztor
Area
 • Total 11.46 km2 (4.42 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)
 • Total 1,122
 • Density 98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 99762
Dialling codes 036331
Vehicle registration NDH
Website www.neustadt-harz.de

Neustadt/Harz is a village and a former municipality in the district of Nordhausen, in Thuringia, Germany. Since July 2018, it is part of the municipality Harztor.

Culture and places of interest[edit]

The area around Neustadt is rich in places of interest, which are all accessible on footpaths. Of the three castle ruins Hohnstein Castle, the oldest in the entire Harz, is the most significant. Six kilometers from the village is the recently renovated and protected monument of the Neustadt Reservoir (also often called the Nordhausen Reservoir). There is also the Gondelteich lake and a separate forest swimming pool. Nearby is the hill known as the Poppenberg (601 m above sea level (NN)), where the High Harz begins.

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