Heldrungen is a town and a former municipality in the Kyffhäuserkreis district, Thuringia, Germany. Since 1 January 2019, it is part of the town An der Schmücke.

Heldrungen
Ortsteil of An der Schmücke
Coat of arms of Heldrungen
Coat of arms
Location of Heldrungen
Heldrungen is located in Germany
Heldrungen
Heldrungen
Heldrungen is located in Thuringia
Heldrungen
Heldrungen
Coordinates: 51°18′5″N 11°13′0″E / 51.30139°N 11.21667°E / 51.30139; 11.21667Coordinates: 51°18′5″N 11°13′0″E / 51.30139°N 11.21667°E / 51.30139; 11.21667
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictKyffhäuserkreis
TownAn der Schmücke
Subdivisions2
Area
 • Total23.29 km2 (8.99 sq mi)
Elevation
128 m (420 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)
 • Total2,207
 • Density95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
06577
Dialling codes034673
Vehicle registrationKYF

Nearby rivers are the Unstrut and the Wipper.

It is known for its fortification with two water ditches, four vauban bastions and five rondells. In the center of the fortification is a renaissance castle, which was built from 1512 to 1518. Today, the castle is used as a youth hostel.

Notable peopleEdit

Notable people that were born or lived in Heldrungen include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ex-Senator Yahr Dead". The Gazette. May 4, 1910. p. 1. Retrieved December 5, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  

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