Weida, Thuringia

Weida (German: [ˈvaɪdaː] (About this soundlisten)) is a town in the district of Greiz, in Thuringia, Germany, situated 12 km south of Gera on the river Weida.

Weida
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Coat of arms of Weida
Coat of arms
Location of Weida within Greiz district
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Weida is located in Germany
Weida
Weida
Weida is located in Thuringia
Weida
Weida
Coordinates: 50°46′30″N 12°3′25″E / 50.77500°N 12.05694°E / 50.77500; 12.05694Coordinates: 50°46′30″N 12°3′25″E / 50.77500°N 12.05694°E / 50.77500; 12.05694
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictGreiz
Subdivisions2
Government
 • Mayor (2018–24) Heinz Hopfe[1]
Area
 • Total36.48 km2 (14.09 sq mi)
Elevation
231 m (758 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total8,318
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
07565–07570
Dialling codes036603
Vehicle registrationGRZ
Websitewww.weida.de

HistoryEdit

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

The Eisenhammer Weida is an historic hammer mill.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gewählte Bürgermeister - aktuelle Landesübersicht, Freistaat Thüringen, accessed 14 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, erfüllenden Gemeinden und Verwaltungsgemeinschaften in Thüringen Gebietsstand: 31.12.2020". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.

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