Stößen

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Stößen
Coat of arms of Stößen
Coat of arms
Stößen   is located in Germany
Stößen
Stößen
Coordinates: 51°6′35″N 11°55′59″E / 51.10972°N 11.93306°E / 51.10972; 11.93306Coordinates: 51°6′35″N 11°55′59″E / 51.10972°N 11.93306°E / 51.10972; 11.93306
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Burgenlandkreis
Municipal assoc. Wethautal
Government
 • Mayor Horst Schubert
Area
 • Total 7.29 km2 (2.81 sq mi)
Elevation 245 m (804 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 922
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06667
Dialling codes 034445
Vehicle registration BLK
Website Stadt Stößen

Stößen is a town in the Burgenlandkreis district, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated southeast of Naumburg. It is part of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Wethautal.

Windpark[edit]

Since 2010, there are at 51°07′06″N 11°57′01″E / 51.11833°N 11.95028°E / 51.11833; 11.95028 (Stößen Windpark) a wind park consisting of 3 Enercon E-126 wind turbines, the most powerful wind turbine in the world. Each of these turbines has a rotor with 126 metres diameter mounted in a height of 135 metres and can generate 7.5 MW.

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