|Area||145.81 km2 (56.30 sq mi)|
|Elevation||750 m (2461 ft)|
|Population||8,548 (31 December 2011)|
|- Density||59 /km2 (152 /sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Altenberg (German pronunciation: [ˈaltənbɛɐ̯k] ( listen)) is a town in the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the Ore Mountains, close to the border with the Czech Republic, 15 km northwest of Teplice, and 32 km south of Dresden.
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It is home of the Altenberg bobsleigh, luge and skeleton track that has been in use since 1987.
The FIBT World Championships 2008 ran February 11–24, 2008 in Altenberg, Saxony, for the fifth time, having done so in 1991 (bobsleigh), 1994 (skeleton), 1999 (skeleton), and 2000 (men's bobsleigh). It was the first time Altenberg has hosted all of the events at one championship
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