Main Births etc
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Coat of arms

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Country Germany
State Thuringia
Admin. region
District Hildburghausen
First mentioned
Subdivisions 10
 • Mayor Steffen Harzer (PDS)
 • Total 72.94 km2 (28.16 sq mi)
Elevation 380 m (1,250 ft)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 11,901
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 98641–98646
Dialling codes 03685
Vehicle registration HBN
Hildburghausen Historisches Rathaus

Rathaus on the main square

Hildburghausen is a town in Thuringia in central Germany, capital of the Hildburghausen District. It is situated on the river Werra, 20 km south of Suhl, and 25 km northwest of Coburg.

Hildburghausen was the capital of Saxe-Hildburghausen until its dissolution in 1826, after which it passed to Saxe-Meiningen. The town became part of the new state of Thuringia in 1920.

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