Kranichfeld is a town in the Weimarer Land district, in Thuringia. It is situated on the river Ilm, 18 km southeast of Erfurt, and 16 km southwest of Weimar.

Kranichfeld
Coat of arms of Kranichfeld
Coat of arms
Location of Kranichfeld within Weimarer Land district
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Kranichfeld is located in Germany
Kranichfeld
Kranichfeld
Kranichfeld is located in Thuringia
Kranichfeld
Kranichfeld
Coordinates: 50°51′0″N 11°12′0″E / 50.85000°N 11.20000°E / 50.85000; 11.20000Coordinates: 50°51′0″N 11°12′0″E / 50.85000°N 11.20000°E / 50.85000; 11.20000
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictWeimarer Land
Municipal assoc.Kranichfeld
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorWolf-Ludger Schlotzhauer (FDP)
Area
 • Total23.08 km2 (8.91 sq mi)
Elevation
301 m (988 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,354
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
99446–99448
Dialling codes036450
Vehicle registrationAP
Websitewww.kranichfeld.de

HistoryEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, Gemeinschaftsfreie Gemeinde, erfüllende/beauftragende Gemeinden, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft/Mitgliedsgemeinden in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). September 2018.