Triptis is a town in the Saale-Orla-Kreis district, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated 22 km southwest of Gera. The town is the seat of the municipal association Triptis.

Triptis
Coat of arms of Triptis
Coat of arms
Location of Triptis within Saale-Orla-Kreis district
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Triptis is located in Germany
Triptis
Triptis
Triptis is located in Thuringia
Triptis
Triptis
Coordinates: 50°44′N 11°51′E / 50.733°N 11.850°E / 50.733; 11.850Coordinates: 50°44′N 11°51′E / 50.733°N 11.850°E / 50.733; 11.850
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictSaale-Orla-Kreis
Municipal assoc.Triptis
Subdivisions8
Government
 • MayorBerthold Steffen
Area
 • Total32.96 km2 (12.73 sq mi)
Elevation
358 m (1,175 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,663
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
07819
Dialling codes036482
Vehicle registrationSOK
Websitewww.triptis.de

HistoryEdit

Within the German Empire (1871–1918), Triptis was part of the Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. In East Germany, it was part of Bezirk Gera.

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.