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Coat of arms of Treffurt
Coat of arms
Treffurt is located in Germany
Location of Treffurt within Wartburgkreis district
Treffurt in WAK.png
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
 • Mayor Michael Reinz (Ind.)
 • Total 54.76 km2 (21.14 sq mi)
Elevation 190 m (620 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,058
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 99830
Dialling codes 036923
Vehicle registration WAK

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.

Notable residents[edit]

Egon Bahr in 1978


  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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