Berka/Werra (also Berka an der Werra) is a town and a former municipality in the Wartburgkreis district, in Thuringia, Germany. Since 1 January 2019, it is part of the town Werra-Suhl-Tal. It is situated on the river Werra, 19 km west of Eisenach.

Berka/Werra
Ortsteil of Werra-Suhl-Tal
Coat of arms of Berka/Werra
Coat of arms
Location of Berka/Werra
Berka/Werra is located in Germany
Berka/Werra
Berka/Werra
Berka/Werra is located in Thuringia
Berka/Werra
Berka/Werra
Coordinates: 50°56′22″N 10°4′12″E / 50.93944°N 10.07000°E / 50.93944; 10.07000Coordinates: 50°56′22″N 10°4′12″E / 50.93944°N 10.07000°E / 50.93944; 10.07000
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictWartburgkreis
TownWerra-Suhl-Tal
Area
 • Total56.93 km2 (21.98 sq mi)
Elevation
193 m (633 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)
 • Total4,231
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
99837
Dialling codes036922
Vehicle registrationWAK

Within the former municipality there are the following municipal districts:

  • Berka/Werra city center
  • Fernbreitenbach
  • Gospenroda
  • Herda (with Hausbreitenbach and Kratzeroda)
  • Horschlitt (with Auenheim-Rienau)
  • Vitzeroda (with Abteroda and Gasteroda)
  • Wünschensuhl

HistoryEdit

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

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