Kaltennordheim is a town in the Schmalkalden-Meiningen district, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated in the Rhön Mountains, 22 km southwest of Bad Salzungen, and 35 km east of Fulda. The former municipalities Aschenhausen, Kaltensundheim, Kaltenwestheim, Melpers, Oberkatz und Unterweid were merged into Kaltennordheim in January 2019. At the same time, Kaltennordheim passed from the Wartburgkreis to Schmalkalden-Meiningen.

Kaltennordheim
Coat of arms of Kaltennordheim
Coat of arms
Location of Kaltennordheim within Schmalkalden-Meiningen district
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Kaltennordheim is located in Germany
Kaltennordheim
Kaltennordheim
Kaltennordheim is located in Thuringia
Kaltennordheim
Kaltennordheim
Coordinates: 50°38′N 10°10′E / 50.633°N 10.167°E / 50.633; 10.167Coordinates: 50°38′N 10°10′E / 50.633°N 10.167°E / 50.633; 10.167
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictSchmalkalden-Meiningen
Municipal assoc.Hohe Rhön
Government
 • MayorErik Thürmer (CDU)
Area
 • Total94.41 km2 (36.45 sq mi)
Elevation
440 m (1,440 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,853
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
36452
Dialling codes036966
Vehicle registrationSM

HistoryEdit

Within the German Empire (1871-1918), Kaltennordheim was part of the Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

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.