Vollmershain

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Vollmershain
Vollmershain   is located in Germany
Vollmershain
Vollmershain
Coordinates: 50°51′19″N 12°17′18″E / 50.85528°N 12.28833°E / 50.85528; 12.28833Coordinates: 50°51′19″N 12°17′18″E / 50.85528°N 12.28833°E / 50.85528; 12.28833
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Altenburger Land
Municipal assoc. Oberes Sprottental
Government
 • Mayor Gerd Junghanns (CDU)
Area
 • Total 5.00 km2 (1.93 sq mi)
Elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 314
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 04626
Dialling codes 034496
Vehicle registration ABG
Website www.vollmershain.de

Vollmershain is a town in the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft of Oberes Sprottental in the Thuringian landkreis of Altenburger Land in Germany.

Geography[edit]

The town's site[edit]

The village of Vollmershain is located along 4 km of the Sprotte. The highest part of the community is 306.2 m high on the side of the Mühlberg (308.1 m).

Neighbouring communities[edit]

Other municipalities near Vollmershain are Heukewalde, Jonaswalde, Posterstein, Nöbdenitz, Thonhausen, and the Weißbach district of Schmölln in the Landkreis of Altenburger Land.

History[edit]

  • The village was first mentioned in writing in 1181 in a tithe register of the Posau Cloister in Zeitz.
  • During the Thirty Years' War, the Swedish General Wrangel had his headquarters in the area around Vollmershain in 1646.

References[edit]

  • The information in this article is based on and/or translated from that in its German equivalent.