Meiningen, Germany

Meiningen is a town on the western part of the state of Thuringia, in eastern Germany. It covers 59 sq km (23 sq mi) and has a population of 21,000 people (2012 estimate). The town serves as the seat of Schmalkalden-Meiningen district and is regarded as the cultural center for southern Thuringia. The town of […]

Luneburg, Germany

Lüneburg is a small town in the German state of Lower Saxony, in northern Germany. It covers 70.34 sq km (27.16 sq mi) and has a population of 73,000 (2011 estimate). The town observes the Central European Time (UTC+1) and in summer the Central European Summer Time (UTC+2). More on Lüneburg Lüneburg is located on […]

Worms, Germany

Worms is a small town in Rhineland-Palatinate, in Germany. It covers 108.73 sq km (41.98 sq mi) and has a population of 82,000 (2011 estimate). The town is in the Central European Time Zone (UTC+1) and in summer the Central European Summer Time Zone (UTC+2). More on Worms Worms is located at an elevation of […]

Gelnhausen, Germany

Gelnhausen is a town in the district of Main-Kinzig-Kreis, in the Darmstadt administrative region, in Hesse, Germany. The town covers 45.18 sq km (17.44 sq mi) and has a population of 22,000 people (2012 estimate). Gelnhausen was founded by the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa in 1170. As such, it is often called Barbarossastadt. It […]

Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig is the largest city in the state of Saxony. With a population of over half a million, it is also the 12th largest city in Germany. Bundesverwaltungsgericht, the Federal Administrative Court of Germany, Leipzig Author: Polarlys (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0) The city of Leipzig got its name from the Slavic word Lipsk, which means […]