Römhild is a town in the district of Hildburghausen, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated 14 km west of Hildburghausen, and 21 km southeast of Meiningen. On 31 December 2012, it merged with the former municipalities Gleichamberg, Haina, Mendhausen, Milz and Westenfeld.

Römhild
Medallion commemorating the Henneberg tomb
Medallion commemorating the Henneberg tomb
Coat of arms of Römhild
Coat of arms
Location of Römhild within Hildburghausen district
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Römhild is located in Germany
Römhild
Römhild
Römhild is located in Thuringia
Römhild
Römhild
Coordinates: 50°23′N 10°33′E / 50.383°N 10.550°E / 50.383; 10.550Coordinates: 50°23′N 10°33′E / 50.383°N 10.550°E / 50.383; 10.550
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictHildburghausen
Government
 • MayorHeiko Bartholomäus (CDU)
Area
 • Total122.46 km2 (47.28 sq mi)
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,869
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
98628–98631
Dialling codes036948
Vehicle registrationHBN
Websitewww.stadt-roemhild.de
Tomb of Count Hermann VIII of Henneberg and wife Elizabeth of Brandenburg by Herman Vischer the Younger located in the parish church is a masterpiece of bronze art
Engraving of Monument of Count Otto IV of Henneberg by Vischer workshop

In the Stadtkirche of Römhild is the tomb of Elisabeth (a daughter of Albrecht III Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg) and Hermann VIII of Henneberg. The grave has sometimes been attributed to Herman Vischer the Younger (c.1486–1517), a member of the Vischer Family of Nuremberg.

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

 
Hans Hut

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.

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