This article is about the town in Thuringia. For Dornburg in the district of Limburg-Weilburg, see Dornburg, Hesse.
Quarter of Dornburg-Camburg

Coat of arms
Coordinates: 51°0′23″N 11°39′58″E / 51.00639°N 11.66611°E / 51.00639; 11.66611Coordinates: 51°0′23″N 11°39′58″E / 51.00639°N 11.66611°E / 51.00639; 11.66611
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Saale-Holzland-Kreis
Municipal assoc. Dornburg-Camburg
Town Dornburg-Camburg
  Mayor Klaus Sammer
  Total 10.40 km2 (4.02 sq mi)
Population (2006-12-31)
  Total 909
  Density 87/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 07778
Dialling codes 036427
Vehicle registration SHK

Dornburg is a town in the Saale-Holzland district, in Thuringia, Germany. It sits atop a small hill of 400 ft above the Saale. Since 1 December 2008, it is part of the town Dornburg-Camburg.


Within the German Empire (1871-1918), Dornburg was part of the Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

Main sights

Dornburg is mainly known for its three grand ducal castles, once belonging to the former grand-dukes of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. These are:


  1.  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Dornburg". Encyclopædia Britannica. 8 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 430.
  2. Chisholm 1911.

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