Lohmen

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For Lohmen in the district of Güstrow, see Lohmen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Lohmen
Coat of arms of Lohmen
Coat of arms
Lohmen is located in Germany
Lohmen
Lohmen
Coordinates: 50°59′17″N 14°0′17″E / 50.98806°N 14.00472°E / 50.98806; 14.00472Coordinates: 50°59′17″N 14°0′17″E / 50.98806°N 14.00472°E / 50.98806; 14.00472
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Municipal assoc. Lohmen/Stadt Wehlen
Subdivisions 4
Government
 • Mayor Jörg Mildner (CDU)
Area
 • Total 25.80 km2 (9.96 sq mi)
Elevation 219 m (719 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,127
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01847
Dialling codes 03501, 035024
Vehicle registration PIR
Website www.lohmen-sachsen.de

Lohmen is a municipality in the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district, in Saxony, Germany.

History[edit]

Lohmen was first officially recognized as a village in 1292. The village name comes from the Slovak term lom or "fissure". There were quarries in the area as early as 1200, and were the first and biggest in the region. Lohmen and the kingdom Wehlen-Lohmen belonged to the House of Schönburg until it was traded for other property to Maurice, Elector of Saxony in 1543. In the 19th century it became part of the city of Pirna.

Public Services[edit]

  • Volunteer Fire Department Lohmen
  • Lohmen Elementary School
  • Kindergarten and daycare services
  • Lohmen Castle

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