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Medallion commemorating the Henneberg tomb
Medallion commemorating the Henneberg tomb
Coat of arms of Römhild
Coat of arms
Römhild is located in Germany
Location of Römhild within Hildburghausen district
Römhild in HBN.png
Coordinates: 50°23′N 10°33′E / 50.383°N 10.550°E / 50.383; 10.550Coordinates: 50°23′N 10°33′E / 50.383°N 10.550°E / 50.383; 10.550
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Hildburghausen
 • Mayor Klaus-Jürgen Theilig
 • Total 122.46 km2 (47.28 sq mi)
Elevation 300 m (1,000 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,922
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 98628–98631
Dialling codes 036948
Vehicle registration HBN
Website www.stadt-roemhild.de

Römhild is a town in the district of Hildburghausen, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated 14 km west of Hildburghausen, and 21 km southeast of Meiningen. On 31 December 2012, it merged with the former municipalities Gleichamberg, Haina, Mendhausen, Milz and Westenfeld.

Tomb of Count Hermann VIII of Henneberg and wife Elizabeth of Brandenburg by Herman Vischer the Younger located in the parish church is a masterpiece of bronze art
Engraving of Monument of Count Otto IV of Henneberg by Vischer workshop

In the Stadtkirche of Römhild is the tomb of Elisabeth (a daughter of Albrecht III Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg) and Hermann VIII of Henneberg. The grave has sometimes been attributed to Herman Vischer the Younger (c.1486–1517), a member of the Vischer Family of Nuremberg.

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

Hans Hut


  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, Gemeinschaftsfreie Gemeinde, erfüllende/beauftragende Gemeinden, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft/Mitgliedsgemeinden in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). September 2018.

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