Schönebeck

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This article is about the town in Saxony-Anhalt. For other uses, see Schönebeck (disambiguation).
Schönebeck
Schönebeck centre
Schönebeck centre
Coat of arms of Schönebeck
Coat of arms
Schönebeck   is located in Germany
Schönebeck
Schönebeck
Coordinates: 52°1′N 11°45′E / 52.017°N 11.750°E / 52.017; 11.750Coordinates: 52°1′N 11°45′E / 52.017°N 11.750°E / 52.017; 11.750
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Salzlandkreis
Government
 • Mayor Bert Knoblauch (CDU)
Area
 • Total 85.77 km2 (33.12 sq mi)
Elevation 51 m (167 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 31,870
 • Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 39218
Dialling codes 03928
Vehicle registration SLK, ASL, BBG, SBK, SFT
Website www.schoenebeck.de

Schönebeck (German: [ˈʃøːnəbɛk] ( )) is a town in the district of Salzlandkreis, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated on the left bank of the Elbe, approx. 14 kilometres (9 miles) southeast of Magdeburg.

For much of the twentieth century it was noted for its large salt mine.

International relations[edit]

Schönebeck is twinned with:

Celebrity connections[edit]

Schönebeck was the birthplace of the writer Erik Neutsch (1931-2013).

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Notes
  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden 31.12.2012". Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German). January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jarosław Official Website - Partner Cities". Flag of Poland.svg(in Polish) © 2008 Urząd Miasta Jarosław. Ul. Rynek 1, 37-500 Jarosław. Retrieved 2008-10-23. 

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