Glashütte

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Glashütte
Glashütte (Sachsen) 01.JPG
Coat of arms of Glashütte
Coat of arms
Glashütte is located in Germany
Glashütte
Glashütte
Coordinates: 50°51′0″N 13°47′0″E / 50.85000°N 13.78333°E / 50.85000; 13.78333Coordinates: 50°51′0″N 13°47′0″E / 50.85000°N 13.78333°E / 50.85000; 13.78333
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Subdivisions 13
Government
 • Mayor Frank Reichel (CDU)
Area
 • Total 95.57 km2 (36.90 sq mi)
Elevation 340 m (1,120 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,874
 • Density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01768
Dialling codes 035053
Vehicle registration PIR
Website www.glashuette-sachs.de
Glashütte um 1910.jpg

Glashütte is a town in Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge, Free State of Saxony, Germany, which was the birthplace of the German watchmaking industry. The city has a population of about 4,700. Historically it was first mentioned in a document around 1445. In January 2008, the former municipality Reinhardtsgrimma was merged into Glashütte.

Watches currently made in this location include:[2]

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