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Encyclopedia > Rudolstadt
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Wappen Map of Germany showing Rudolstadt
Basic Information
State: Thüringia
County: Saalfeld-Rudolstadt
Elevation: 195 m above sea level
Area: 55,38 km²
Population: 25.584 (November 2005)
Population density: 462 residents/km²
Postal code: 07407
Area code: 03672
License plate prefix: SLF (former: RU)
Organisation: 11 districts
Website: www.rudolstadt.de
Politics
Mayor: Dr. Hartmut Franz

Rudolstadt is a city in Germany. It is located in the Bundesland of Thuringia (German: Thüringen), close to the Thuringian Forest (German: Thüringer Wald) to the southwest, and to Jena and Weimar to the north. The former princely residence Rudolstadt is build along the River Saale inside a wide valley surrounded by woods. The city was founded in 776 and owns the municipal law since 1326. The town's landmark is the Castle Heidecksburg which is enthroned on a hill above the old town. Rudolstadt became popular through the Anker building-set made of stone from the firm Richter and porcelain-factories. The Free State of Thuringia (German: Freistaat Thüringen) lies in central Germany and is among the smaller of the countrys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states), with an area of 16,200 km² and 2. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... For considerations of sea level change, in particular rise associated with possible global warming, see sea level rise. ... -1... A postal code is a series of letters and/or digits appended to a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail. ... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ... // Introduction A license plate, number plate or registration plate (often referred to simply as a plate, or colloquially tag) is a small metal or plastic plate attached to a motor vehicle for official identification purposes. ... Districts are a form of local government in several countries. ... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... Sydney, Australia at Night. ... Germany is a federal republic made up of 16 states, known in German as Länder (singular Land). ... The Free State of Thuringia (German Freistaat Thüringen) lies in central Germany and is among the smaller of the countrys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states), with an area of 16,200 sq. ... The Thuringian Forest (Thüringer Wald in German language) running northwest to southeast, forms a continuous stretch of rounded hills in the German state of Thuringia. ... The Thuringian Forest (Thüringer Wald in German language) running northwest to southeast, forms a continuous stretch of rounded hills in the German state of Thuringia. ... See also Weimar Republic. ... Length 413 km Elevation of the source 728  m Average discharge  ?  m³/s Area watershed  ?  km² Origin  Germany Mouth  Elbe Basin countries Germany Saale is the name of two rivers in Germany: the Saxonian Saale (German: Sächsische Saale) and the Franconian Saale (German: Fränkische Saale). ... Events Byzantine Emperor Leo IV associates himself with his young son Constantine VI and suppresses an uprising led by his step-brothers. ... Municipal law is an international law term used to denote the national, domestic, or internal law of a state. ... Events Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Osman I (1299-1326) to Orhan I (1326-1359) Aradia de Toscano, is initiated into a Dianic cult of Italian Witchcraft (Stregheria), and discovers through a vision that she is the human incarnation of the goddess Aradia. ... A rare Dresden porcelain figurine Porcelain is a hard ceramic material. ...


Weblinks

  • Official website of Rudolstadt
  • Tanz-Folk-Festival Rudolstadt

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Rudolstadt - LoveToKnow 1911 (325 words)
RUDOLSTADT, a town of Germany, capital of the principality of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, and the chief residence of the prince, lies on the left bank of the Saale, 18 m.
The residence of the prince is the Heidecksburg, a palace on an eminence 200 ft. above the Saale, which was rebuilt after a fire in 1735, and contains a picture gallery, a magnificent banqueting hall and a library.
The name of Rudolstadt occurs in an,inventory of the possessions of the abbey of Hersfeld in the year Boo.
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