Heringen (also: Heringen/Helme in order to distinguish from Heringen in Hesse) is a town in the district of Nordhausen, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated on the small river Helme, 8 km southeast of Nordhausen.

Heringen
Coat of arms of Heringen
Coat of arms
Location of Heringen within Nordhausen district
Heringen-Helme in NDH.png
Heringen is located in Germany
Heringen
Heringen
Heringen is located in Thuringia
Heringen
Heringen
Coordinates: 51°26′50″N 10°52′51″E / 51.44722°N 10.88083°E / 51.44722; 10.88083Coordinates: 51°26′50″N 10°52′51″E / 51.44722°N 10.88083°E / 51.44722; 10.88083
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictNordhausen
Area
 • Total66.73 km2 (25.76 sq mi)
Elevation
162 m (531 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,737
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
99765
Dialling codes036333
Vehicle registrationNDH
Heringen
Town hall Heringen
Castle of Heringen in Thuringia (2015)

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, erfüllenden Gemeinden und Verwaltungsgemeinschaften nach Geschlecht in Thüringen Gebietsstand: 31.12.2018". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). September 2019.