Thüringen (Thuringia)
The region of Thüringen in Germany
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Number of zones46
Maximum PPH46
Last updated2021-01-25

Thüringen (Thuringia), officially the Free State of Thuringia (German: Freistaat Thüringen), is a region in the middle of Germany. The region encompasses the bundesland with the same name and has about two million inhabitants.

Bordering regions are Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony) in the northwest, Sachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt) in the northeast, Sachsen (Saxony) in the east, Bayern (Bavaria) in the south and Hessen (Hesse) in the west.

Flag of Free State of Thuringia

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In Thüringen (Thuringia) there are seven municipalities with at least one turfzone. Each of these corresponds to a district (Kreis) within the bundesland:

Municipality Zones
Eisenach 1
Erfurt 31
Ilm-Kreis 1
Jena 9
Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis 1
Wartburgkreis 1
Weimar 2

The list is updated according to the zones that existed on 2021-01-25.


There are 46 turfzones in the region, where two are counted as world heritage sites, two train station zones, one national park zone, two monument zones, three holy zones, one summit zone, six bridge zones, one castle zone and one ruin zone.

Updated: 2021-01-25

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