or German Thüringen geographical name region central Germany including the Thuringian Forest (or German Thüringer Wald) (wooded mountain range between the upper Werra & the Czech border); included in a state of reunified Germany capital Erfurt area 6275 square miles (16,252 square kilometers), population 2,611,300

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