Tambach-Dietharz

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Tambach-Dietharz
Old town hall
Old town hall
Coat of arms of Tambach-Dietharz
Coat of arms
Location of Tambach-Dietharz within Gotha district
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Tambach-Dietharz is located in Germany
Tambach-Dietharz
Tambach-Dietharz
Tambach-Dietharz is located in Thuringia
Tambach-Dietharz
Tambach-Dietharz
Coordinates: 50°47′23″N 10°37′0″E / 50.78972°N 10.61667°E / 50.78972; 10.61667Coordinates: 50°47′23″N 10°37′0″E / 50.78972°N 10.61667°E / 50.78972; 10.61667
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictGotha
Government
 • MayorMarco Schütz[1] (Ind.)
Area
 • Total41.54 km2 (16.04 sq mi)
Elevation
450 m (1,480 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total4,228
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
99897
Dialling codes036252
Vehicle registrationGTH
Websitewww.tambach-dietharz.de

Tambach-Dietharz is a town in the district of Gotha, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated in the Thuringian Forest, 19 km south of Gotha.

Mayor[edit]

Since 2012, Marco Schütz (independent) is the mayor. His predecessor was the former lieutenant from the German Army (Bundeswehr) Harald Wrona (FDP).[1]

Places of interest[edit]

  • The Falkenstein is a 96 m high, free standing porphyry rock. It is a natural monument and hiking destination. The mountain rescue hut at its foot is managed.
  • The route from Schmalkalden to Tambach-Dietharz is signposted as Martin-Luther-Weg and is a walking route.
  • In the autumn of 1989, a monument to the Swiss Theologian, and protagonist of the Bekennenden Kirche, Karl Barth was raised in front of the Haus Tannenberg. Barth gave his "Tambacher Rede" speech, that introduced a new positioning of protestant Christianity in the 20th century, in this house in 1919.
Lutherkirche
Old post office
View along street Hauptstrasse to Lutherkirche

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Eger, Axel (29 June 2012). "Bürgermeisterwahl in Tambach-Dietharz bleibt gültig". Thüringer Allegmeine. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, Gemeinschaftsfreie Gemeinde, erfüllende/beauftragende Gemeinden, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft/Mitgliedsgemeinden in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). September 2018.