Bockelnhagen is a village and a former municipality in the district of Eichsfeld in Thuringia, Germany. Since 1 December 2011, it is part of the municipality Sonnenstein. The community has two constituent parts, Bockelnhagen and Weilrode. Bockelnhagen is one of the few villages in the Eichsfeld district which were not part of the historical Eichsfeld.

Bockelnhagen
Ortsteil of Sonnenstein
Coat of arms of Bockelnhagen
Coat of arms
Location of Bockelnhagen
Bockelnhagen is located in Germany
Bockelnhagen
Bockelnhagen
Bockelnhagen is located in Thuringia
Bockelnhagen
Bockelnhagen
Coordinates: 51°33′50″N 10°25′18″E / 51.56389°N 10.42167°E / 51.56389; 10.42167Coordinates: 51°33′50″N 10°25′18″E / 51.56389°N 10.42167°E / 51.56389; 10.42167
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictEichsfeld
MunicipalitySonnenstein
Area
 • Total18.65 km2 (7.20 sq mi)
Elevation
205-268 m (−674 ft)
Population
 (2010-12-31)
 • Total410
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
37345
Dialling codes036072
Vehicle registrationEIC
Websitewww.bockelnhagen.de
The Allerburg, a ruined castle at Bockelnhagen; by Carl Duval, c. 1840

HistoryEdit

The first written mention of Bockelnhagen dates to 1143. From 1816 on, after the Congress of Vienna, it belonged to the Erfurt district of the Prussian Province of Saxony.

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