Vogtei, Thuringia

Vogtei is a municipality in the Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis district of Thuringia, Germany. It was formed on 31 December 2012 by the merger of the former municipalities Langula, Niederdorla and Oberdorla. The closest city ("Stadt"), and the only one that it borders, is Mühlhausen, which lies at its northern perimeter.

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Location of Vogtei within Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis district
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Vogtei is located in Germany
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Vogtei is located in Thuringia
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Vogtei
Coordinates: 51°9′25″N 10°25′40″E / 51.15694°N 10.42778°E / 51.15694; 10.42778Coordinates: 51°9′25″N 10°25′40″E / 51.15694°N 10.42778°E / 51.15694; 10.42778
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictUnstrut-Hainich-Kreis
Area
 • Total49.51 km2 (19.12 sq mi)
Elevation
227 m (745 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,353
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
99986
Dialling codes03601
Vehicle registrationUH

Geographical centerEdit

The widely accepted geographical center of Germany lies in Vogtei, more specifically in its Niederdorla section, where there is a plaque at 51°9′48.15″N 10°26′51.66″E / 51.1633750°N 10.4476833°E / 51.1633750; 10.4476833 with the coordinates as calculated by technical experts.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, erfüllenden Gemeinden und Verwaltungsgemeinschaften in Thüringen Gebietsstand: 31.12.2019". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). August 2020.