Plaue is a town in the Ilm-Kreis district, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated on the river Gera, 11 km north of Ilmenau, and 8 km southwest of Arnstadt. The former municipality Neusiß was merged into Plaue in January 2019. Plaue station lies on the Neudietendorf–Ritschenhausen railway.

Plaue
Coat of arms of Plaue
Coat of arms
Location of Plaue within Ilm-Kreis district
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Plaue is located in Germany
Plaue
Plaue
Plaue is located in Thuringia
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Coordinates: 50°46′46″N 10°53′56″E / 50.77944°N 10.89889°E / 50.77944; 10.89889Coordinates: 50°46′46″N 10°53′56″E / 50.77944°N 10.89889°E / 50.77944; 10.89889
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictIlm-Kreis
Municipal assoc.Geratal/Plaue
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorJörg Thamm (CDU)
Area
 • Total22.69 km2 (8.76 sq mi)
Elevation
330 m (1,080 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,961
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
99338
Dialling codes036207
Vehicle registrationIK
Websitewww.plaue-thueringen.de

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.