Facts and figures

 

Geographical location

50°55'34,9" N, 11°35'3,3" E, height 155 m above sea level (Schillergäßchen observatory)

Area, size

Widest points: north-south: 14.7 km, east-west: 12.2 km; total area on the land register: 11,447.6 ha

Households, homes

private households: 54,404 (31.12.2007, estimate), homes: 54,372 (31.12.2007)

Social benefits

1,792 households claim general housing benefits (TLS, 31.12.2007), 219 claim income support* (TLS, 31.12.2006), 67 people claim support for asylum seekers (TLS, 31.12.2006)

Planetarium Jena Planetarium Jena (Foto: Sternevent GmbH)

Culture

Number of visitors to selected institutions in 2007:
*Zeiss Planetarium 149,146
*Volkshaus 56,518
*Botanical Gardens 34,597
*Jena Philharmonic Orchestra 35,143
*Optical Museum 23,105
*City museum Göhre 35,316
*Phyletical Museum 14,910
*Theaterhaus Jena 16,003

 

Tourism

Number of overnight visitors in 2007: 154,579; number of overnight stays in 2007: 315,523 (TLS)

Transport

Road network (31.12.2007) 370.0 km, of which: Bundesstraße (Federal Road) / BAB (Federal Motorway) 18.3 km: cycle paths 25.8 km, trams (length of network routes, 31.12.2007) 21.9 km, licensed motor vehicles (without trailers) (31.12.2007) 45,729, of which: cars 40,427

--- TLS = Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (Thuringian Regional Statistics Board)
--- BfA = Bundesagentur für Arbeit (Federal Job Agency)
--- * = continuous support

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