Ellrich

Ellrich is a town in the district of Nordhausen, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated on the southern edge of the Harz, 13 km northwest of Nordhausen. It is the northernmost settlement in Thuringia.

Ellrich
Coat of arms of Ellrich
Coat of arms
Location of Ellrich within Nordhausen district
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Ellrich is located in Germany
Ellrich
Ellrich
Ellrich is located in Thuringia
Ellrich
Ellrich
Coordinates: 51°35′8″N 10°40′5″E / 51.58556°N 10.66806°E / 51.58556; 10.66806Coordinates: 51°35′8″N 10°40′5″E / 51.58556°N 10.66806°E / 51.58556; 10.66806
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictNordhausen
Government
 • MayorHenry Pasenow (CDU)[1]
Area
 • Total69.42 km2 (26.80 sq mi)
Elevation
255 m (837 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[2]
 • Total5,449
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
99755
Dialling codes036332
Vehicle registrationNDH

HistoryEdit

Second World WarEdit

During the Second World War, Ellrich housed two subcamps at Juliushütte [de] and Bürgergarten [de] of the Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp.[3]

PersonalitiesEdit

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://nordhausen.thueringer-allgemeine.de/web/nordhausen/startseite/detail/-/specific/Pasenow-wird-neuer-Buergermeister-in-Ellrich-829636838
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, erfüllenden Gemeinden und Verwaltungsgemeinschaften in Thüringen Gebietsstand: 31.12.2019". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). August 2020.
  3. ^ Wagner, Jens-Christian (2007). "Ellrich-Bürgergarten". Konzentrationslager Mittelbau-Dora 1943–1945. Begleitband zur ständigen Ausstellung in der KZ-Gedenkstätte Mittelbau-Dora [Concentration Camp Mittelbau-Dora 1943-1945, accompanying volume to the permanent exhibition at the Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp memorial site] (in German). Göttingen: Wallstein. p. 187. ISBN 9783835301184.