Treffurt

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Treffurt
Coat of arms of Treffurt
Coat of arms
Treffurt   is located in Germany
Treffurt
Treffurt
Coordinates: 51°8′12″N 10°14′15″E / 51.13667°N 10.23750°E / 51.13667; 10.23750Coordinates: 51°8′12″N 10°14′15″E / 51.13667°N 10.23750°E / 51.13667; 10.23750
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Wartburgkreis
Government
 • Mayor Michael Reinz (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 54.76 km2 (21.14 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,140
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 99830
Dialling codes 036923
Vehicle registration WAK
Website www.treffurt.de

Treffurt is a small town in the western region of the Wartburgkreis district which belongs to the federal state of Thuringia. The town lies near the Werra and is surrounded by the rivers beautiful valley, the Werratal. Treffurt is located next to the hessian border and was a former part of the Sperrzone. Today is Treffurt a popular tourist destination, especially due to its idyllic town centre with many restored half-timbered houses and its landmark - the Normannstein castle.

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