Weida, Thuringia

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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Location of Weida within Greiz district
Weida
Weida
Coordinates: 50°46′30″N 12°3′25″E
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

History

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.

References

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