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Weida 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
 • MayorHeinz Hopfe[1]
Area
 • Total36.48 km2 (14.09 sq mi)
Elevation
231 m (758 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total8,472
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
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. ^ https://www.weida.de/stadtverwaltung/
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, erfüllenden Gemeinden und Verwaltungsgemeinschaften nach Geschlecht in Thüringen Gebietsstand: 31.12.2018". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). September 2019.

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