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For Heidenau in the district of Harburg, see Heidenau, Lower Saxony.
Coat of arms of Heidenau
Coat of arms
Heidenau  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°59′N 13°52′E / 50.983°N 13.867°E / 50.983; 13.867Coordinates: 50°59′N 13°52′E / 50.983°N 13.867°E / 50.983; 13.867
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
 • Mayor Michael Jacobs (CDU)
 • Total 11.00 km2 (4.25 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 16,151
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01801–01809
Dialling codes 03529
Vehicle registration PIR
Website www.heidenau.de

Heidenau is a town in the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. During World War II, a subcamp of Flossenbürg concentration camp was located here.[2] The town is situated on the left bank of the Elbe, 13 km southeast of Dresden (centre).


  1. ^ "Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen – Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen jeweils am Monatsende ausgewählter Berichtsmonate nach Gemeinden" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). 6 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Christine O'Keefe.Concentration Camps.www.tartanplace.com/tartanhistory/concentrationcamps.html

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Heidenau at Wikimedia Commons