Westenfeld

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Westenfeld
Ortsteil of Römhild
Location of Westenfeld
Westenfeld is located in Germany
Westenfeld
Westenfeld
Westenfeld is located in Thuringia
Westenfeld
Westenfeld
Coordinates: 50°26′N 10°30′E / 50.433°N 10.500°E / 50.433; 10.500Coordinates: 50°26′N 10°30′E / 50.433°N 10.500°E / 50.433; 10.500
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictHildburghausen
TownRömhild
Area
 • Total8.00 km2 (3.09 sq mi)
Elevation
327 m (1,073 ft)
Population
 (2011-12-31)
 • Total380
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
98631
Dialling codes036948
Vehicle registrationHBN
Websitewww.roemhild.info
Church of Westenfeld

Westenfeld is a village and a former municipality in the district of Hildburghausen, in Thuringia, Germany. Since 31 December 2012, it is part of the town Römhild.

History[edit]

The village was first mentioned in 871. The site originally belonged to the Fulda monastery, and later was the possession of the Vessra Abbey. Westenfeld was sacked in 1634 and set on fire. The village church was first mentioned in 1185, the current structure was built in 1579. The baptismal font is from the 16th Century, the first bell is from 1777 (J.A. Mayer, Coburg), the second from 1850 (R. Mayer, Rudolstadt).

Westenfeld has a Historical Museum.

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