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Weissenfels
Coat of arms of Weissenfels
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Administration
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Burgenlandkreis
Municipal assoc. Weißenfelser Land
Mayor Manfred Rauner (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 24.74 km2 (9.55 sq mi)
Elevation 100 m  (328 ft)
Population 29,669  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 1,199 /km2 (3,106 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate BLK
Postal code 06667
Area code 03443
Website www.weissenfels.de
The title of this article contains the character ß. Where it is unavailable or not wanted, the name may be written as Weissenfels.


Weißenfels was the capital city of the old Weißenfels Rural District in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, until the district changes of 2007. The King of Saxony used to live here. It is about 30 km southwest of Leipzig.

Population

Growth in number of people over the years:

1825 to 1925

  • 1825 - 6.423
  • 1875 - 16.921
  • 1880 - 19.654
  • 1885 - 21.782
  • 1890 - 23.779
  • 1900 - 28.201
  • 1925 - 35.756

1933 to 1984

  • 1933 - 40.119
  • 1939 - 42.387
  • 1946 - 50.995 1
  • 1950 - 47.967 2
  • 1960 - 45.856
  • 1981 - 39.125
  • 1984 - 38.657

1990 to 2005

  • 1990 - 37.765 3
  • 1995 - 34.676
  • 2000 - 31.946
  • 2005 - 29.866
Data source from 1990: Statistic national office Saxony-Anhalt

1 29. October
2 31. August
3 03. October

References

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