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View of Weimar
View of Weimar
Coat of arms of Weimar
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Urban district
Town subdivisions 12 districts
Basic statistics
Area 84.420 km2 (32.595 sq mi)
Elevation 208 m  (682 ft)
Population 64,720  (31 December 2007)
 - Density 767 /km2 (1,986 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate WE
Postal codes 99401–99441
Area codes 03643, 036453

Weimar is a city in the middle of Germany, in the state of Thuringia. It has about 60,000 inhabitants and a university.

Most famous citizens in the past were the German poets Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller.

The city is well known for the Weimar Republic, too. It was founded in Weimar in 1919.

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