Vacha, Germany

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Vacha
Coat of arms of Vacha
Coat of arms
Vacha is located in Germany
Vacha
Vacha
Location of Vacha within Wartburgkreis district
Vacha in WAK.png
Coordinates: 50°49′44″N 10°1′17″E / 50.82889°N 10.02139°E / 50.82889; 10.02139Coordinates: 50°49′44″N 10°1′17″E / 50.82889°N 10.02139°E / 50.82889; 10.02139
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictWartburgkreis
Government
 • MayorMartin Müller (CDU)
Area
 • Total44.41 km2 (17.15 sq mi)
Elevation223 m (732 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,218
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes36404
Dialling codes036962
Vehicle registrationWAK
Websitehttp://www.vacha.de

Vacha is a town in the Wartburgkreis district, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated on the river Werra, 15 km west of Bad Salzungen, and 23 km east of Bad Hersfeld.

History[edit]

Within the German Empire (1871-1918), Vacha was part of the Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

Georg Witzel

References[edit]

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