Ilmenau mit Blick nach Norden zum Industriepark Vogelherd, zu den Gewerbegebieten Auf dem Steine, Am Eichicht und Werner-von-Siemens-Straße sowie zur TU Ilmenau
© Stadtverwaltung Ilmenau

Location Factors

The city is conveniently located in Central Thuringia and thus has good connections to the freeways and with these to all countries of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Ilmenau is located about 40 km south of the state capital Erfurt on the A 71 and B 4, about 80 km north of the Coburg region and about 50 km southwest of Weimar.

Deutschlandkarte

  • A71 ((Hamburg/Magdeburg) – Erfurt – Stuttgart – (Schweiz)
  • A4 (Paris) – Frankfurt/Main – Dresden – (Prag/Warschau/Krakau) in 30 km
  • A73 (Hamburg/Magdeburg) – Erfurt – Nürnberg – (München/Wien) in 30 km
  • A9 (Skandinavien) - Berlin – München – (Italien) in 80 km 
  • A38 (Brüssel/Ruhrgebiet) – Göttingen – Halle/Leipzig – Dresden – (Prag) in 100 km
  • B87 Ilmenau – Weimar – Naumburg (Saale)
  • B88 Eisenach –Ilmenau – Rudolstadt – Jena – Naumburg (Saale)

The ICE junction of the Berlin - Munich and Frankfurt - Dresden lines in Erfurt can be reached via

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  • area: 198.69 km²
  • population: 38,399 (main residence as of 30 June 2020)
  • property tax A: 275%
  • property tax B: 440%
  • trade tax: 420%

Further structural data can be found here