Hirschstein

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Hirschstein
Coat of arms of Hirschstein
Coat of arms
Hirschstein   is located in Germany
Hirschstein
Hirschstein
Coordinates: 51°15′45″N 13°23′38″E / 51.26250°N 13.39389°E / 51.26250; 13.39389Coordinates: 51°15′45″N 13°23′38″E / 51.26250°N 13.39389°E / 51.26250; 13.39389
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Meißen
Government
 • Mayor Christine Gallschütz (CDU)
Area
 • Total 34.46 km2 (13.31 sq mi)
Elevation 129 m (423 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,105
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01594
Dialling codes 035266
Vehicle registration MEI
Website www.hirschstein.de
Castle Hischstein

Hirschstein is a municipality in the district of Meißen, in Saxony, Germany.

The following villages belong to Hirschstein: Althirschstein, Bahra, Böhla, Boritz, Heyda, Kobeln, Mehltheuer, Neuhirschstein, Pahrenz, Prausitz and Schänitz.

Leopold III of Belgium and his family were held in castle Hirschstein from June 1944 to March 1945 by the Nazis.

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