Buttstädt is a town in the district of Sömmerda, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated 16 km northeast of Weimar. The former municipalities Ellersleben, Eßleben-Teutleben, Großbrembach, Guthmannshausen, Hardisleben, Kleinbrembach, Mannstedt, Olbersleben and Rudersdorf were merged into Buttstädt in January 2019.

Buttstädt
Coat of arms of Buttstädt
Coat of arms
Location of Buttstädt within Sömmerda district
Buttstädt in SÖM.png
Buttstädt is located in Germany
Buttstädt
Buttstädt
Buttstädt is located in Thuringia
Buttstädt
Buttstädt
Coordinates: 51°7′0″N 11°25′0″E / 51.11667°N 11.41667°E / 51.11667; 11.41667Coordinates: 51°7′0″N 11°25′0″E / 51.11667°N 11.41667°E / 51.11667; 11.41667
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictSömmerda
Government
 • MayorHendrik Blose (SPD)
Area
 • Total104.80 km2 (40.46 sq mi)
Elevation
201 m (659 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,698
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
99628
Dialling codes036373
Vehicle registrationSÖM
Websitestadt-buttstaedt.de

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HistoryEdit

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

 
Market place with St. Michaelis church to the left

PersonalitiesEdit

Honorary citizenEdit

  • Ernst Behr (1847–1929), evangelical superintendent

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

People connected to ButtstädtEdit

  • Johann Samuel Schröter (1735–1808), theologian
  • Johannes Enke (1899–1945), communist, resistance fighter against the Nazi regime, Nazi victim

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, Gemeinschaftsfreie Gemeinde, erfüllende/beauftragende Gemeinden, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft/Mitgliedsgemeinden in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). September 2018.