Bezirk Suhl
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Bezirk Suhl
Bezirk Suhl
District
Coat of arms of Bezirk Suhl
Coat of arms
Location of Bezirk Suhl within the German Democratic Republic
Location of Bezirk Suhl within the German Democratic Republic
Coordinates: 50°35?N 10°45?E / 50.583°N 10.750°E / 50.583; 10.750
CountryGerman Democratic Republic
Subdivisions8 Kreise and 1 Stadtkreis
Formed1952
Dissolved1990
SeatSuhl
Area
 o Total3,856 km2 (1,489 sq mi)
Population
(1989)[1]
 o Total549,400
 o Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Vehicle registrationO

The Bezirk Suhl was a district (Bezirk) of East Germany. The administrative seat and the main town was Suhl.

History

The district was established, with the other 13, on 25 July 1952, substituting the old German states. After 3 October 1990 it was disestablished as a consequence of the German reunification, becoming again part of the state of Thuringia.

Geography

Position

The Bezirk Suhl, the westernmost and the smallest of the GDR, bordered with the Bezirke of Erfurt and Gera. It bordered also with West Germany.

Subdivision

The Bezirk was divided into 9 Kreise: 1 urban district (Stadtkreis) and 8 rural districts (Landkreise):

References

  1. ^ "40 Jahre DDR", National central administration for statistics, May 1989

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