Posterstein

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Posterstein
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Posterstein   is located in Germany
Posterstein
Posterstein
Coordinates: 50°51′50″N 12°15′27″E / 50.86389°N 12.25750°E / 50.86389; 12.25750Coordinates: 50°51′50″N 12°15′27″E / 50.86389°N 12.25750°E / 50.86389; 12.25750
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Altenburger Land
Municipal assoc. Oberes Sprottental
Subdivisions 2
Government
 • Mayor Stefan Jakubek
Area
 • Total 5.53 km2 (2.14 sq mi)
Elevation 244-314 m (−790 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 427
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 04626
Dialling codes 034496
Vehicle registration ABG
Website www.posterstein.de

Posterstein is a German municipality in the Thuringian Landkreis of Altenburger Land.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Municipalities near Posterstein are Heukewalde, Löbichau, Nöbdenitz, and Vollmershain in the district of Altenburger Land; as well as Paitzdorf and the city of Ronneburg in the district of Greiz.

Municipal arrangement[edit]

Stolzenberg is Posterstein's only subdivision.

Culture and landmarks[edit]

The Postersteiner Burg, which is lit up at night, is the most important building in the town. It is also visible north of the community from the Bundesautobahn 4.

Business and transportation[edit]

The next train station on the rail line from Posterstein is in Nöbdenitz.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.