Bad Schmiedeberg is a small town in Wittenberg district in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It lies within the Düben Heath Nature Park.
History [ edit ]
The town was first mentioned in 1206 as
Smedeberg. In 1350, it was granted town rights.
Main sights [ edit ]
The Evangelical Town Church was consecrated in 1453 as a
Gothic hall church.
Art Nouveau Kurhaus ("spa house") built in 1908.
Bundesradfahrerdenkmal (Federal Cyclists' Memorial), endowed by the Bund Deutscher Radfahrer (League of German Cyclists), dedicated on 17 June 1923 in honour of fallen and missing club members and sportsmen.
Cultural events [ edit ]
Schmiedeberger Margarethenfest, honouring Electress Margaret of Austria. In 2006, the festival marked its 575th year, and also the town's 800th anniversary of first documentary mention.
Politics [ edit ]
Town council [ edit ]
CDU 6 seats
FDP 3 seats
PDS 3 seats
SPD 1 seat Agriculture, environment nature 1 seat
Pro Bad Schmiedeberg 1 seat
independent 1 seat
Stefan Dammhayn was elected mayor on 3 April 2005.
360° Panorama of Bad Schmiedeberg.
Gallery [ edit ]
Kurhaus ("spa house")
Health Fountain (
Heilbrunnen) at the Kurhaus
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]