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|Mayor||Eckhard Naumann (SPD)|
|Area||240.32 km2 (92.79 sq mi)|
|Elevation||67 m (220 ft)|
|Population||48,501 (31 December 2008)|
|- Density||202 /km2 (523 /sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Location of the town of Lutherstadt Wittenberg within Wittenberg district|
Wittenberg is a town in Germany. It lies in the eastern part of Saxony-Anhalt. Wittenberg became one of the most important German towns of political, cultural, historical, and artistic advances in the 16th century. The famous reformation places in the old town, and the buildings developed in different epochs, make up the architecture of the town. Many people travel to Wittenberg because of its past, and its connection to Martin Luther who worked there.
Wittenberg has about 46,000 inhabitants. Its geographical coordinates are 51° 52’ N, 12° 39’ E.