Neustadt an der Orla

Neustadt an der Orla

Town hall

Coat of arms
Neustadt an der Orla

Coordinates: 50°44′N 11°45′E / 50.733°N 11.750°E / 50.733; 11.750Coordinates: 50°44′N 11°45′E / 50.733°N 11.750°E / 50.733; 11.750
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Saale-Orla-Kreis
  Mayor Arthur Hoffmann (Neustadt) (Ind.)
  Total 36.52 km2 (14.10 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 8,237
  Density 230/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 07806
Dialling codes 036481
Vehicle registration SOK

Neustadt an der Orla is a town in Saale-Orla-Kreis district, in Thuringia. It is situated at the small river Orla, 17 km north of Schleiz, and 25 km southeast of Jena.



The additive, which differentiates Neustadt an der Orla from other towns named Neustadt, owed the town the Orla River. The Orla rises east of the town Triptis. Near Orlamünde the Orla flows into the river Saale. The district is called after these two rivers that are typical for this region.

Towns and villages in the neighbourhood

Pillingsdorf, Rosendorf, Dreitzsch, Schmieritz, Linda b. Neustadt an der Orla, Kospoda, Weira, Lausnitz b. Neustadt an der Orla, Langenorla, Trockenborn-Wolfersdorf und Breitenhain.

Parts of Neustadt an der Orla

Total area: 30,95 km²


Within the German Empire (1871-1918), Neustadt an der Orla was part of the Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

Olbe 2000 km²


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