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Suhl - DEG04

EU regions: Germany > THÜRINGEN > Thuringia > Suhl


map of Suhl DEG04
coat of arms Suhl DEG04
indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201697
number of inhabitants201835 166
population density2017343.6
old-age dependency ratio201854

* Suhl, Kreisfreie Stadt slovensky: DEG04

demographic pyramid DEG04 Suhl

From wikipedia:

Suhl is a city in Thuringia, Germany, located 50 kilometres (31 miles) SW of Erfurt, 110 kilometres (68 miles) NE of Würzburg and 130 kilometres (81 miles) N of Nuremberg. With its 37,000 inhabitants, it is the smallest of the six urban districts within Thuringia. Together with its northern neighbour-town Zella-Mehlis, Suhl forms the largest urban area in the Thuringian Forest with a population of 46,000. The region around Suhl is marked by up to 1,000-meter high mountains, including Thuringia's highest peak, the Großer Beerberg (983 m), approximately 5 kilometres (3 miles) NE of the city centre.

Suhl was first mentioned in 1318 and stayed a small mining and metalworking town, until industrialization broke through in late 19th century and Suhl became a centre of Germany's arms production, specialized on rifles and guns with companies such as Sauer & Sohn. Furthermore, the engineering industry was based in Suhl with Simson, a famous car and moped producer. In 1952, Suhl became one of East Germany's 14 district capitals, which led to a government-directed period of urban growth and conversion. Its results – a typical 1960s concrete architecture-marked city centre – are defining to the present. With the loss of its administrative and industrial functions, Suhl saw a lasting period of urban decline starting in 1990.

Suhl is known for its sportsmen, especially in shooting, winter sports, and volleyball.

other: Thuringia, Erfurt, Gera, Jena, Suhl, Weimar, Eisenach, Eichsfeld, Nordhausen, Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis, Kyffhäuserkreis, Schmalkalden-Meiningen, Gotha, Sömmerda, Hildburghausen, Ilm-Kreis, Weimarer Land, Sonneberg, Saalfeld-Rudolstadt, Saale-Holzland-Kreis, Saale-Orla-Kreis, Greiz, Altenburger Land, Wartburgkreis

neighbours: Schmalkalden-Meiningen, Hildburghausen, Ilm-Kreis


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Current statistics

August 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 166241, of which 58827 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.0% (2.1% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.1% (11.1%), Revúca 18.1% (9.4%), Kežmarok 16.4% (7.5%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.5% (7.0%), Rožňava 14.4% (8.0%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.4%, Trenčín 2.5%, Nitra 2.7%, Hlohovec 2.8%, Piešťany 2.8%