Heldburg

Heldburg is a town and a municipality in the district of Hildburghausen, in Thuringia, Germany. The municipality was created with effect from 1 January 2019 by the merger of the former municipalities of Bad Colberg-Heldburg, Gompertshausen and Hellingen. It is situated 16 km south of Hildburghausen, and 18 km west of Coburg.

Heldburg
Location of Heldburg within Hildburghausen district
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Heldburg is located in Germany
Heldburg
Heldburg
Heldburg is located in Thuringia
Heldburg
Heldburg
Coordinates: 50°17′N 10°44′E / 50.283°N 10.733°E / 50.283; 10.733Coordinates: 50°17′N 10°44′E / 50.283°N 10.733°E / 50.283; 10.733
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictHildburghausen
Municipal assoc.Heldburger Unterland
Subdivisions13
Area
 • Total112.75 km2 (43.53 sq mi)
Elevation
288 m (945 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,404
 • Density30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
98663
Dialling codes036871
Vehicle registrationHBN
Websitestadt-heldburg.de

Heldburg was first mentioned in 837. It lies at the foot of the Heldburg Fortress. In 1993 it became part of the municipality Bad Colberg-Heldburg.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, erfüllenden Gemeinden und Verwaltungsgemeinschaften in Thüringen Gebietsstand: 31.12.2019". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). August 2020.
  2. ^ Heldburg - Geschichte erleben, official website Heldburg