Thuringia

Thuringia



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  • GDP (nominal)
    €57/ $63 billion (2015)
  • Capital
    Erfurt
  • NUTS Region
    DEG
  • Points of interest
    Wartburg Castle
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    Hainich National Park
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  • About

    Thuringia is a state in east-central Germany. It is known for its vast forests punctuated with mountain peaks and medieval villages. Its capital is Erfurt, home of 8th-century cathedral Erfurt Cathedral, where Martin Luther, father of the Protestant Reformation, was ordained. As a monk, Luther lived in the medieval Augustinerkloster (monastery). Zitadelle Petersburg is an imposing baroque fortress outside the city.

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