Tiefenort

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Tiefenort
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Tiefenort is located in Germany
Tiefenort
Tiefenort
Tiefenort is located in Thuringia
Tiefenort
Tiefenort
Coordinates: 50°50′N 10°10′E / 50.833°N 10.167°E / 50.833; 10.167
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictWartburgkreis
TownBad Salzungen
Area
 • Total34.71 km2 (13.40 sq mi)
Elevation
240 m (790 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)
 • Total3,869
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
36469
Dialling codes03695
Websitewww.tiefenort.de

Tiefenort is a village and a former municipality in the Wartburgkreis district of Thuringia, Germany. Since July 2018, it is part of the town Bad Salzungen. It is situated on the river Werra, 5 km west of Bad Salzungen, and 8 km east of Vacha, Germany.

History

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An 1137 document of the Hersfeld Abbey already contains a reference to Tiefenort (Diffeshart). The establishment of the township was closely related to the castle Krayenburg, which dates back to 786 (at least).

Within the German Empire (1871-1918), Tiefenort was part of the Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

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