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Schildau St. Marien Church
Schildau St. Marien Church
Coat of arms of Belgern-Schildau
Coat of arms
Belgern-Schildau   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 51°28′N 13°2′E / 51.467°N 13.033°E / 51.467; 13.033Coordinates: 51°28′N 13°2′E / 51.467°N 13.033°E / 51.467; 13.033
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Nordsachsen
 • Total 158.3 km2 (61.1 sq mi)
Elevation 127 m (417 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,889
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 04874, 04889
Dialling codes 034221, 034224
Vehicle registration TDO

Belgern-Schildau is a town in the district Nordsachsen, in Saxony, Germany. It was formed on 1 January 2013 by the merger of the former towns Belgern and Schildau. It is located on the left bank of the Elbe, south of Torgau and east of Leipzig.


August von Gneisenau
  • Friedrich Anton von Heynitz (1725-1802), reformer of the Prussian mountain and hut system
  • August Neidhardt von Gneisenau (1760-1831), Prussian Generalfeldmarschall and army reformer
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Hauffe (1845-1915), politician (German Conservative Party), Member of Reichstag, Member of Landtag (Kingdom of Saxony)
  • Adalbert Oehler (1860-1934), mayor of Düsseldorf (1911-1919)