Belgern-Schildau

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Belgern-Schildau
Schildau St. Marien Church
Schildau St. Marien Church
Coat of arms of Belgern-Schildau
Coat of arms
Belgern-Schildau   is located in Germany
Belgern-Schildau
Belgern-Schildau
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
Area
 • 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.

Personalities[edit]

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)





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