Frankenberg, Saxony

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Frankenberg
View from the town
View from the town
Coat of arms of Frankenberg
Coat of arms
Frankenberg  is located in Germany
Frankenberg
Frankenberg
Coordinates: 50°54′39″N 13°2′16″E / 50.91083°N 13.03778°E / 50.91083; 13.03778Coordinates: 50°54′39″N 13°2′16″E / 50.91083°N 13.03778°E / 50.91083; 13.03778
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Mittelsachsen
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Firmenich (CDU)
Area
 • Total 65.42 km2 (25.26 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 14,602
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 09669
Dialling codes 037206
Vehicle registration FG
Website www.frankenberg-sachsen.de

Frankenberg (also: Frankenberg/Sa.) is a town in the district of Mittelsachsen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Zschopau, 12 km (7.46 mi) northeast of Chemnitz.

It was the site of the Nazi concentration camp Sachsenburg.

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