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|County :||Saale-Holzland district|
|Management Community :||Heideland-Elstertal-Schkölen|
|Height :||260 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||4.74 km 2|
|Residents:||173 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||36 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||07613|
|Area code :||036691|
|License plate :||SHK, EIS, SRO|
|Community key :||16 0 74 106|
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|Mayor :||Günther Weihmann|
|Location of the municipality of Walpernhain in the Saale-Holzland district|
Walpernhain is a municipality in the northeast of the Saale-Holzland district ( Thuringia ) near Eisenberg and part of the administrative community Heideland-Elstertal-Schkölen .
Walpernhain is located east of the Federal Highway 9 in an extensive arable area with changing soils.
Walpernhain was first mentioned in 1278 under the name Walpurgeshain, then in 1395 as Walpurgehayn and 1554 as Wallbornheen. The place was created as a forest hoof village and has this structure to this day.
The Walpernhain district belonged to the Duchy of Saxony-Altenburg ( Eisenberg district office ), only the two mills to the east outside the local area and the inn were in the administrative district of Weißenfels and came to Prussia in 1815 . At the request of the residents, these three courtyards were incorporated after 1945.
Development of the population (December 31) :
- Data source: Thuringian State Office for Statistics
Culture and sights
Approximately in the middle of the village is one of the oldest fortified churches in Thuringia. The oldest components date from the 11th century.
- Otto Sartorius (1864–1947), Protestant theologian and genealogist