Kranichfeld

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Coordinates: 50°51′0″N11°12′0″E / 50.85000°N 11.20000°E / 50.85000; 11.20000 Coordinates: 50°51′0″N11°12′0″E / 50.85000°N 11.20000°E / 50.85000; 11.20000
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Weimarer Land
Municipal assoc. Kranichfeld
Subdivisions3
Government
   Mayor Wolf-Ludger Schlotzhauer (FDP)
Area
  Total23.08 km2 (8.91 sq mi)
Elevation
301 m (988 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31) [1]
  Total3,355
  Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
99446–99448
Dialling codes 036450
Vehicle registration AP
Website www.kranichfeld.de

Kranichfeld is a town in the Weimarer Land district, in Thuringia. It is situated on the river Ilm, 18 km southeast of Erfurt, and 16 km southwest of Weimar.

History

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

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References

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