Kölleda is a town in the district of Sömmerda, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated 10 km east of Sömmerda, and north of Weimar. The former municipality Beichlingen was merged into Kölleda in January 2019.

Kölleda
Town hall built in 1702
Town hall built in 1702
Coat of arms of Kölleda
Coat of arms
Location of Kölleda within Sömmerda district
Kölleda in SÖM.png
Kölleda is located in Germany
Kölleda
Kölleda
Kölleda is located in Thuringia
Kölleda
Kölleda
Coordinates: 51°10′N 11°13′E / 51.167°N 11.217°E / 51.167; 11.217Coordinates: 51°10′N 11°13′E / 51.167°N 11.217°E / 51.167; 11.217
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictSömmerda
Municipal assoc.Kölleda
Government
 • MayorLutz Riedel (SPD)
Area
 • Total89.50 km2 (34.56 sq mi)
Elevation
145 m (476 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,391
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
99623, 99625
Dialling codes03634, 03635
Vehicle registrationSÖM
Websitewww.koelleda.de

MayorsEdit

  • since 2012:Udo Hoffmann
  • 1992–2012:Frank Zweimann
  • 1990–1992: Bernd Prellberg
  • 1983–1990: Helmut Zirnik
  • 1982–1983: Heinz Wurzler
  • 1980–1982: Manfred Hölzer
  • 1973–1980: Kurt Hoffmann
  • 1955–1973: Hans Helm
  • 1952–1954:Josef Ommer
  • 1951–1952:Ida Ragnitz
 
The Backleber gate

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

  • Lothar von Wurmb (1824-1890), Chief of Police of Berlin and President of the Government of Wiesbaden
 
Lothar von Wurmb 1867
  • Fritz Hofmann (1866-1956), chemist
  • Kurt Bornitz (1899-1945), a Protestant minister and opponent to nazism
  • Walter Kittel (1942-1965), deaths at the Berlin Wall
  • Hans-Joachim Kanzler (born 1946), a lawyer, since 1989 judge since 2006 and Chief Judge of the Bundesfinanzhof and Honorary Professor at the Leibniz University Hannover
  • Ralf Hauboldt (born 1961), politician (The Left), mayor of Sömmerda since 2012

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.