Penig

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Penig
Coat of arms of Penig
Coat of arms
Penig   is located in Germany
Penig
Penig
Coordinates: 50°56′1″N 12°42′21″E / 50.93361°N 12.70583°E / 50.93361; 12.70583Coordinates: 50°56′1″N 12°42′21″E / 50.93361°N 12.70583°E / 50.93361; 12.70583
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Mittelsachsen
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Eulenberger (CDU)
Area
 • Total 63.31 km2 (24.44 sq mi)
Elevation 208 m (682 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,375
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 09322
Dialling codes 037381
Vehicle registration FG
Website www.penig.de

Penig (German pronunciation: [ˈpeːnɪç]) is a town in the district of Mittelsachsen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Zwickauer Mulde, 19 km northwest of Chemnitz. Penig housed a concentration camp during World War II.

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