Auerbach (Vogtland)

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Auerbach (Vogtland)
Schlossturm-Auerbach.jpg
Coat of arms of Auerbach (Vogtland)
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Auerbach (Vogtland)   is located in Germany
Auerbach (Vogtland)
Auerbach (Vogtland)
Coordinates: 50°30′34″N 12°24′0″E / 50.50944°N 12.40000°E / 50.50944; 12.40000Coordinates: 50°30′34″N 12°24′0″E / 50.50944°N 12.40000°E / 50.50944; 12.40000
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Vogtlandkreis
Subdivisions 5
Government
 • Mayor Manfred Deckert
Area
 • Total 55.38 km2 (21.38 sq mi)
Elevation 555 m (1,821 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 19,076
 • Density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 08209
Dialling codes 03744
Vehicle registration V, AE
Website www.stadt-auerbach.de

Auerbach (German pronunciation: [ˈaʊ.ɐbax] ( )) is a town in the Vogtlandkreis, Saxony, Germany. It is the regional centre of the eastern Vogtland. The economy is mainly based on textile manufacture, food processing and machine industry.

Auerbach was mentioned for the first time in 1282.

Landmarks include the three towers of the St. Laurentius church, the Catholic church and the 43.9 m (144 ft) castle tower.

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