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Saalfeld-Rudolstadt

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Template:Infobox German district noregbez Saalfeld-Rudolstadt is a Kreis (district) in the south of Thuringia, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) the districts Weimarer Land, Saale-Holzland, Saale-Orla, the district Kronach in Bavaria, and the districts Sonneberg, Hildburghausen and Ilm-Kreis.

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History

The district dates back to the Landratsamt Saalfeld, which was created in 1868, and in 1922 it was converted into the Landkreis. Also in 1922 the district Rudolstadt was created, the second historical root of the district as of today. Both districts were merged in the communal reform of 1994.

Geography

The main rivers in the district is the Saale. The highest elevation is 827 m above sea level near Piesau, the lowest with 169 m is in the Saale river valley near Niederkrossen.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms As Saalfeld was the capital of the duchy Saxony-Saalfeld, the Saxonian coat of arms is displayed in the topright and bottomleft quarter of the coat of arms. The other two quarters show the coat of arms of the Princes of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt. The double-headed imperial eagle is the symbol for the title as imperial prince, the comb in bottom symbolizes the title of Imperial Stable Master held by the princes.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Verwaltungsgemeinschaften Free municipalities
  1. Bad Blankenburg
  2. Gräfenthal
  3. Königsee
  4. Lehesten¹
  5. Leutenberg
  6. Oberweißbach¹
  7. Remda-Teichel
  8. Rudolstadt
  9. Saalfeld

¹ inside a Verwaltungsgemeinschaft

  1. Bergbahnregion/Schwarzatal
  2. Lichte-Piesau-Schmiedefeld
  3. Mittleres Schwarzatal
  4. Probstzella-Lehesten-Marktgölitz
  5. Unterwellenborn
  1. Kamsdorf
  2. Kaulsdorf
  3. Rottenbach
  4. Saalfelder Höhe
  5. Uhlstädt-Kirchhasel

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