Wolmirsleben

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Wolmirsleben
Coat of arms of Wolmirsleben
Coat of arms
Wolmirsleben   is located in Germany
Wolmirsleben
Wolmirsleben
Coordinates: 51°57′N 11°29′E / 51.950°N 11.483°E / 51.950; 11.483Coordinates: 51°57′N 11°29′E / 51.950°N 11.483°E / 51.950; 11.483
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Salzlandkreis
Municipal assoc. Egelner Mulde
Government
 • Mayor Knut Kluczka (CDU)
Area
 • Total 16.90 km2 (6.53 sq mi)
Elevation 77 m (253 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,351
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 39435
Dialling codes 039268
Vehicle registration SLK
Website www.wolmirsleben.de

Wolmirsleben is a municipality in the district of Salzlandkreis, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is about 25 kilometres south-west of Magdeburg. It has a population of 1417 as of 2016. It is first mentioned in historical records in 937 with the name Wilmersleve, varying only slightly over the next fifty years. In 1144 records show it as being named Wilmarslope, and in 1214 as Wolmersleve.[2] The tower on the local coat of arms is the still functioning local water tower.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German). 
  2. ^ "Herzlich Willkommen in ....". Gemeinde Wolmirsleben (in German). 2016. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Die Gemeinde Wolmirsleben". Gemeinde Wolmirsleben (in German). 2016. Retrieved April 6, 2016.