Wolmirsleben

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]

Wolmirsleben
Coat of arms of Wolmirsleben
Coat of arms
Location of Wolmirsleben within Salzlandkreis district
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Wolmirsleben is located in Germany
Wolmirsleben
Wolmirsleben
Wolmirsleben is located in Saxony-Anhalt
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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
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictSalzlandkreis
Municipal assoc.Egelner Mulde
Government
 • MayorKnut Kluczka (CDU)
Area
 • Total16.90 km2 (6.53 sq mi)
Elevation
77 m (253 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,310
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
39435
Dialling codes039268
Vehicle registrationSLK
Websitewww.wolmirsleben.de

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2019" (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.