Bad Sulza

Bad Sulza is a town in the Weimarer Land district, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated on the river Ilm, 15 km southwest of Naumburg, and 18 km north of Jena. The former municipality Ködderitzsch was merged into Bad Sulza in January 2019, and Saaleplatte in December 2019.

Bad Sulza
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Bad Sulza
Coat of arms
Location of Bad Sulza within Weimarer Land district
Bad Sulza in AP.png
Bad Sulza is located in Germany
Bad Sulza
Bad Sulza
Bad Sulza is located in Thuringia
Bad Sulza
Bad Sulza
Coordinates: 51°5′15″N 11°37′20″E / 51.08750°N 11.62222°E / 51.08750; 11.62222Coordinates: 51°5′15″N 11°37′20″E / 51.08750°N 11.62222°E / 51.08750; 11.62222
DistrictWeimarer Land
 • MayorDirk Schütze (SPD)
 • Total91.14 km2 (35.19 sq mi)
140 m (460 ft)
 • Total7,688
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
99518, 99510 (Flurstedt, Gebstedt, Wickerstedt)
Dialling codes036461
Vehicle registrationAP, APD


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

Notable citizensEdit

  • Johann Agricola (1590-1668), superintendent of the salt plant from 1622 to 1631, used the healing power of Sulza brine for therapeutic purposes.
  • Adolf Piltz (1855-1940), German mathematician notable for his work in number theory.

Associated with the cityEdit

  • Thomas Naogeorgus (actually Kirchmair) (1508-1563), theologian, Neo-Latin poet and playwright


  Media related to Bad Sulza at Wikimedia Commons


  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, erfüllenden Gemeinden und Verwaltungsgemeinschaften in Thüringen Gebietsstand: 31.12.2019". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). August 2020.