Hochkirch

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Hochkirch
Hochkirch  is located in Germany
Hochkirch
Hochkirch
Coordinates: 51°9′N 14°35′E / 51.150°N 14.583°E / 51.150; 14.583Coordinates: 51°9′N 14°35′E / 51.150°N 14.583°E / 51.150; 14.583
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Bautzen
Subdivisions 18
Government
 • Mayor Norbert Wolf (CDU)
Area
 • Total 41.73 km2 (16.11 sq mi)
Elevation 290 m (950 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,377
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 02627
Dialling codes 035939
Vehicle registration BZ
Website www.hochkirch.de

Hochkirch, in Sorbian Bukecy, is a municipality in the district of Bautzen, in Saxony in Germany. It is located 9 km northwest of Löbau, and 10 km east of Bautzen. It is known for the 1758 Battle of Hochkirch, part of the Seven Years' War.

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Notable Residents[edit]

  • Kito Lorenc: Sorbian-German writer, lyric poet and translator.

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