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Magdala is a town in the Weimarer Land district, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated 10 kilometres (6 miles) west of Jena, and 12 kilometres (7 miles) southeast of Weimar.

Magdala
Coat of arms of Magdala
Coat of arms
Location of Magdala within Weimarer Land district
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Magdala is located in Germany
Magdala
Magdala
Magdala is located in Thuringia
Magdala
Magdala
Coordinates: 50°54′24″N 11°26′46″E / 50.90667°N 11.44611°E / 50.90667; 11.44611Coordinates: 50°54′24″N 11°26′46″E / 50.90667°N 11.44611°E / 50.90667; 11.44611
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictWeimarer Land
Municipal assoc.Mellingen
Government
 • MayorMario Haßkarl
Area
 • Total20.53 km2 (7.93 sq mi)
Elevation
271 m (889 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,005
 • Density98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
99441
Dialling codes036454
Vehicle registrationAP
Websitewww.stadt-magdala.de

HistoryEdit

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

 
Magdala

PersonalitiesEdit

 
Heinrich Friedrich Weber

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, erfüllenden Gemeinden und Verwaltungsgemeinschaften nach Geschlecht in Thüringen Gebietsstand: 31.12.2018". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). September 2019.