A historical region of southern Germany.
Administrative Land (state) of Germany
Area 15,482 sq km/5,980 sq mi
Towns and cities Weimar, Gera, Jena, Eisenach
Industries machine tools, optical instruments, steel, vehicles, ceramics, electronics, glassware, timber
Population (1992 est) 2,572,000
History an historic, densely forested region of Germany that became a province 1918 and a region of East Germany 1946. It was split into the districts of Erfurt, Gera, and Suhl 1952 but reconstituted as a state following German reunification 1990.
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