|Coat of arms||Location|
|Town subdivisions||21 districts|
|Lord Mayor||Stefan Wolf (SPD)|
|Area||84. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Germany (Deutschland is a Federal Republic consisting of sixteen States, known in German as Länder (singular The Free State of Thuringia (Freistaat Thüringen is located in central Germany. German districts (de ''Kreise'' or de ''Landkreise'' in the states of Nordrhein-Westfalen and Schleswig-Holstein, singular de ''Kreis'' and de ''Landreis'' This is a list of urban districts in Germany. Germany is divided into 429 districts (not to be confused with the larger Regierungsbezirk) these consist The Lord Mayor is the title of the Mayor of a major city with special recognition Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 26 km² (32. 5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||208 m (682 ft)|
|- Density||765 /km² (1,982 /sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Area codes||03643, 036453|
|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|Region†||Europe and North America|
|Inscription||1998 (22nd Session)|
|* Name as inscribed on World Heritage List.|
† Region as classified by UNESCO.
Weimar (IPA: [ˈvaɪmaʁ]) is a city in Germany. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume Central European Time ( CET) is one of the names of the Time zone that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. Central European Summer Time ( CEST) is one of the names of UTC+2 Time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. UTC+1 is used in the following locations Central European Time West Africa Time Western European Summer Time UTC+2 corresponds to the following Time zones Eastern European Time Egypt Standard Time Central Africa Time German car number plates ( Kfz-Kennzeichen) show the place where the car carrying them is registered __FORCETOC__ Postal codes in Germany, Postleitzahl (plural Postleitzahlen abbreviated to PLZ consist of five digits which indicate the wider area (first two digits and the see also Telephone numbering in Germany for further codes including service numbers cell phones etc A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site (such as a Forest, Mountain, Lake, Desert, Monument, Building, complex As of 2008 there are a total of 878 World Heritage Sites located in 145 "State Parties" Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site (such as a Forest, Mountain, Lake, Desert, Monument, Building, complex This is a list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe. Asia Minor, Cyprus, all of the Aegean Islands, the Canaries A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site (such as a Forest, Mountain, Lake, Desert, Monument, Building, complex A city is an Urban area with a large Population and a particular Administrative, Legal, or Historical status Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. It is located in the Bundesland of Thuringia (German: Thüringen), north of the Thüringer Wald, east of Erfurt, and southwest of Halle and Leipzig. Germany (Deutschland is a Federal Republic consisting of sixteen States, known in German as Länder (singular The Free State of Thuringia (Freistaat Thüringen is located in central Germany. The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. The Thuringian Forest ( Thüringer Wald in German) running northwest to southeast forms a continuous stretch of ancient rounded mountains posing ample difficulties Erfurt (ˈɛɐ̯fʊɐ̯t is a City in central Germany. It is the Capital of the state of Thuringia with a population of 202619 (2006 Halle is the largest city in the German State of Saxony-Anhalt. This sort of fix restores section edit linkpoints to where they belong Its current population is approximately 64,000. The oldest record of the city dates from the year 899. Weimar was the capital of the Duchy (after 1815 the Grand Duchy) of Saxe-Weimar (German Sachsen-Weimar). Saxe -Weimar (Sachsen-Weimar was a Duchy in Thuringia, Germany. In the 20th century, the city gave its name to the Weimar Republic. The term Weimar Republic ( ˈvaɪmarɐ repuˈbliːk is used by historians to signify the democratic and Republican period of Germany from 1919 to 1933
Weimar is one of the great cultural sites of Europe, Having been home to such luminaries as Bach, Goethe, Schiller, and Herder; and in music the piano virtuosi Hummel (a pupil of Mozart) and Liszt. Culture (from the Latin cultura stemming from colere, meaning "to cultivate" generally refers to patterns of human activity and the symbolic WikipediaWikiProject Composers#Lead section.2 This article is written in British English including maximised use of "-ise" ˈjoːhan ˈvɔlfgaŋ fɔn ˈgøːtə (in English generally ˈgɝːtə 28 August 1749 22 March 1832 was a German writer Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller krɪstɔf friːtʁɪç fɔn ʃɪləʁ/ʃɪlɐ (10 November 1759 9 May 1805 was a German Poet, Philosopher Johann Gottfried von Herder ( August 25, 1744 December 18, 1803) was a German philosopher, Poet, and Literary Johann Nepomuk Hummel or Jan Nepomuk Hummel (14 November 1778 &ndash 17 October 1837 was a Composer and virtuoso Pianist of Austrian It has been a site of pilgrimage for the German intelligentsia since Goethe first moved to Weimar in the late 18th century. In Religion and Spirituality, a pilgrimage is a long journey or Search of great Moral significance The tombs of Goethe and Schiller as well as their archives, may be found in the city. It is around the city of Weimar that Goethe's famous 1809 Elective Affinities is based. Elective Affinities (Die Wahlverwandtschaften is the third novel by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, published in 1809
The period in German history from 1919 to 1933 is commonly referred to as the Weimar Republic, as the Republic's constitution was drafted here because the capital, Berlin, with its street rioting after the 1918 German Revolution, was considered too dangerous for the National Assembly to convene there. Despite the lack of a German nation state prior to 1871 the History of Germany dates back to the era of the Germanic tribes. The term Weimar Republic ( ˈvaɪmarɐ repuˈbliːk is used by historians to signify the democratic and Republican period of Germany from 1919 to 1933 A constitution is a system for government often Codified as a written document that establishes the rules and principles of an autonomous political entity Berlin is the capital city and one of sixteen states of Germany. Riots are a form of Civil disorders characterized by disorganized groups lashing out in a sudden and intense rash of Violence, Vandalism or other The Weimar National Assembly (Weimarer Nationalversammlung governed Germany from February 6 1919 to June 6 1920 and drew up Weimar was, beside Dessau, the center of the Bauhaus movement. Dessau is a town in Germany on the junction of the rivers Mulde and Elbe, in the Bundesland (Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt ("House of Building" or "Building School" is the common term for the, a school in Germany that combined crafts and the fine arts and was famous The city houses art galleries, museums and the German national theatre. Art refers to a diverse range of Human activities creations and expressions that are appealing to the Senses or Emotions of a human individual Theatre (or theater, see spelling differences) is the branch of the Performing arts defined by Bernard Beckerman as what "occurs when one The Bauhaus University and the Liszt School of Music Weimar attracted many students, specializing in media and design, architecture, civil engineering and music, to Weimar. The Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (BUW is a University for creative studies in Weimar. The Liszt School of Music Weimar (in German: Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar is a famous academy of music in Weimar, Germany.
During World War II, there was a concentration camp near Weimar, at Buchenwald, a little wood that Goethe had loved to frequent only 8 kilometers from the city center. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including Internment is the imprisonment or confinement of people commonly in large groups without trial Buchenwald concentration camp (German Konzentrationslager or 'KZ' Buchenwald) was a Nazi concentration camp established on the Ettersberg (Etter Mountain near More than 55,000 prisoners entered the gates bearing the mottos "Jedem das Seine" ("to each his due") and "Recht oder Unrecht—Mein Vaterland" ("right or wrong—my fatherland"). The Buchenwald concentration camp provided slave labour for local industry. Buchenwald concentration camp (German Konzentrationslager or 'KZ' Buchenwald) was a Nazi concentration camp established on the Ettersberg (Etter Mountain near As a social-economic system slavery is a legal institution under which a Person (called "a slave" is compelled to work for another 
Weimar was part of the German Democratic Republic from 1949 to 1990. The German Democratic Republic ( GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik DDR; commonly known in English as East Germany) was a Socialist state
The European Council of Ministers selected the city as a European Capital of Culture for 1999. The Council of the European Union is the principal decision making institution in the European Union (EU
On September 3, 2004, a fire broke out at the Duchess Anna Amalia Library. Events 36 BC - In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, Admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Fire is the heat and light energy released during a Chemical reaction, in particular a combustion reaction. The Duchess Anna Amalia Library in Weimar, Thuringia, Germany houses a major collection of German literature and historical documents The library contains a 13,000-volume collection including Goethe's masterpiece Faust, in addition to a music collection of the Duchess. Faust or Faustus ( Latin for "auspicious" or "lucky" is the protagonist of a classic German Legend in which he makes Music is an Art form in which the medium is Sound organized in Time. A duke is a member of the Nobility, historically of highest rank below the Sovereign, and historically controlled a Duchy or a Dukedom An authentic Lutheran Bible from 1534 was saved from the fire. Martin Luther (November 10 1483 February 18 1546 was a German Monk, theologian, university professor Father of Protestantism, and church reformer Etymology According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, the word bible is from Latin biblia, traced from the same word through Medieval Latin and Late Latin The damage stretched into the millions of dollars. The number of books in this historic library exceeded 1,000,000, of which 40,000 to 50,000 were destroyed past recovery. The library, which dates back to 1691, belongs to UNESCO world heritage, and is one of the oldest public libraries in Europe. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established on November 16 The fire, with its destruction of much historical literature, amounts to a huge cultural loss for Germany, Europe, and indeed the world. Literature is the Art of written works Literally translated the word means "acquaintance with letters" (from Latin littera letter A number of books were shock-frozen in the city of Leipzig to save them from rotting.
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