Place:Gotha, Thüringen, Germany

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NameGotha
Alt namesGotahasource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) V, 382
TypeDistrict
Coordinates50.95°N 10.717°E
Located inThüringen, Germany
Also located inErfurt, East Germany     (500 - )
Contained Places
Independent city
Erfurt
Inhabited place
Gotha
Holzhausen
Municipality
Goldbach
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Gotha is a Kreis (district) in the middle of Thuringia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Unstrut-Hainich, Sömmerda, the district-free city Erfurt, Ilm-Kreis, Schmalkalden-Meiningen and the Wartburgkreis.

History

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The district was established on 1 October 1922, when the newly created state of Thuringia was administratively divided into 15 districts and 9 district free cities.

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