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Coat of arms of Ponitz
Coat of arms
Ponitz   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°50′0″N 12°25′20″E / 50.83333°N 12.42222°E / 50.83333; 12.42222Coordinates: 50°50′0″N 12°25′20″E / 50.83333°N 12.42222°E / 50.83333; 12.42222
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Altenburger Land
Subdivisions 5
 • Mayor Gerd Kühn (CDU)
 • Total 17.04 km2 (6.58 sq mi)
Elevation 223 m (732 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,563
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 04639
Dialling codes 034493 and 03764
Vehicle registration ABG

Ponitz is a municipality in the district Altenburger Land, in Thuringia, Germany.

It is particularly famous for its Baroque organ by Gottfried Silbermann[2] and for its spectacularly-eccentric Renaissance manor house.[3] Districts of Ponitz are Zschöpel, Merlach, Guteborn and Grünberg.


  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, erfüllenden Gemeinden und Verwaltungsgemeinschaften nach Geschlecht in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). 13 July 2013. 
  2. ^ 1737 - 275 Jahre Silbermannorgel Ponitz - 2012 (German)
  3. ^ Home
This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.

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