Pforta, or Schulpforta, is a former Cistercian monastery, Pforta Abbey (1137-1540), near Naumburg on the Saale River in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. It is now a famous German public boarding school for academically gifted children, called Landesschule Pforta. Notable alumni include the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche and the German chancellor Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg. It is coeducational and teaches around 300 high school students.
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