Gotha Rural District

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Landkreis Gotha
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Country23x15px Germany
StateThuringia
CapitalGotha
Area
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Population
 (2002)
 • Total146,632
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationGTH
Websitehttp://www.landkreis-gotha.de

Gotha is a Kreis (rural district) in the middle of Thuringia, Germany.

History

The district was made on October 1, 1922, when the newly created state of Thuringia was divided into 15 rural districts (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.) and 9 district free cities (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.).

Partnerships

Since 1990 the district has had a partnership with Main-Kinzig Rural District in Hesse, Germany.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms shows the castle of Friedenstein in the top, the biggest baroque building in the city of Gotha. The wavy line below symbolizes the Leina canal, which was built between 1366 and 1369 from Schönau to Gotha, to bring water into the city. The star in bottom was the symbol of the Duchy of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.

The coat of arms was granted June 28, 1991.

Towns and municipalities

Verwaltungsgemeinschaft-free towns and municipalities
  1. Friedrichroda
  2. Gotha
  3. Ohrdruf
  4. Tambach-Dietharz
  5. Waltershausen
  1. Emsetal
  2. Crawinkel
  3. Gräfenhain
  4. Günthersleben-Wechmar
  5. Leinatal
  6. Luisenthal
  7. Schwabhausen
  8. Tabarz
  9. Wölfis
Verwaltungsgemeinschaften

1. Apfelstädtaue

  1. Emleben
  2. Georgenthal1
  3. Herrenhof
  4. Hohenkirchen
  5. Petriroda

2. Drei Gleichen

  1. Grabsleben
  2. Mühlberg1
  3. Seebergen
  4. Wandersleben

3. Fahner Höhe

  1. Dachwig
  2. Döllstädt
  3. Gierstädt
  4. Großfahner
  5. Tonna1

4. Hörsel

  1. Aspach
  2. Ebenheim
  3. Fröttstädt
  4. Hörselgau1
  5. Laucha
  6. Mechterstädt
  7. Metebach
  8. Teutleben
  9. Trügleben
  10. Weingarten

5. Mittleres Nessetal

  1. Ballstädt
  2. Brüheim
  3. Bufleben
  4. Friedrichswerth
  5. Goldbach1
  6. Haina
  7. Hochheim
  8. Remstädt
  9. Sonneborn
  10. Wangenheim
  11. Warza
  12. Westhausen

6. Nesse-Apfelstädt-Gemeinden

  1. Apfelstädt
  2. Gamstädt
  3. Ingersleben
  4. Neudietendorf1

7. Nesseaue

  1. Bienstädt
  2. Eschenbergen
  3. Friemar1
  4. Molschleben
  5. Nottleben
  6. Pferdingsleben
  7. Tröchtelborn
  8. Tüttleben
  9. Zimmernsupra
1seat of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft;2town

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