Wasungen is a town in the Schmalkalden-Meiningen district, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated on the river Werra, 11 km north of Meiningen. The former municipalities Hümpfershausen, Metzels, Oepfershausen, Unterkatz and Wahns were merged into Wasungen in January 2019.

Wasungen
Pfaffenburg
Pfaffenburg
Coat of arms of Wasungen
Coat of arms
Location of Wasungen within Schmalkalden-Meiningen district
Wasungen in SM.png
Wasungen is located in Germany
Wasungen
Wasungen
Wasungen is located in Thuringia
Wasungen
Wasungen
Coordinates: 50°40′0″N 10°22′0″E / 50.66667°N 10.36667°E / 50.66667; 10.36667Coordinates: 50°40′0″N 10°22′0″E / 50.66667°N 10.36667°E / 50.66667; 10.36667
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictSchmalkalden-Meiningen
Municipal assoc.Wasungen-Amt Sand
Government
 • MayorThomas Kästner
Area
 • Total89.09 km2 (34.40 sq mi)
Elevation
270 m (890 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,605
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
98634
Dialling codes036941
Websitewww.wasungen.de

The Pfaffenburg was built in 1378 and reconstructed in 1974.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, Gemeinschaftsfreie Gemeinde, erfüllende/beauftragende Gemeinden, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft/Mitgliedsgemeinden in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). September 2018.