Treffurt is a small town in the western region of the Wartburgkreis district which belongs to the federal state of Thuringia. The former municipality Ifta was merged into Treffurt in January 2019. The town lies near the Werra and is surrounded by the rivers beautiful valley, the Werratal. Treffurt is located next to the Hessian border and was a former part of the Sperrzone. Today is Treffurt a popular tourist destination, especially due to its idyllic town centre with many restored half-timbered houses and its landmark - the Normannstein castle.

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Coat of arms of Treffurt
Coat of arms
Location of Treffurt within Wartburgkreis district
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Treffurt is located in Germany
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Treffurt is located in Thuringia
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Coordinates: 51°8′12″N 10°14′15″E / 51.13667°N 10.23750°E / 51.13667; 10.23750Coordinates: 51°8′12″N 10°14′15″E / 51.13667°N 10.23750°E / 51.13667; 10.23750
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictWartburgkreis
Subdivisions4
Government
 • MayorMichael Reinz (Ind.)
Area
 • Total72.46 km2 (27.98 sq mi)
Elevation
190 m (620 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,084
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
99830
Dialling codes036923
Vehicle registrationWAK
Websitewww.treffurt.de

Notable residentsEdit

 
Egon Bahr in 1978

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.

External linksEdit

 
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