Kahla is a small town with a population of approximately 7000 people in the district of Saale-Holzland in the state of Thuringia. It is situated on the river Saale and is 14km south of Jena which is the second largest city in Thuringia. Kahla was granted its city rights in 1283
Kahla is famous for porcelain and has been manufacturing porcelain since 1844. Two large factories were setup; the Koch factory and the Lehmannsche factory.
Kahla also famous for the Leuchtenburg; the impressive castle which dates back to the thirteenth century and is known as "The Light Castle"