Elterlein

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Elterlein
Coat of arms of Elterlein
Coat of arms
Elterlein   is located in Germany
Elterlein
Elterlein
Location of Elterlein within Erzgebirgskreis district
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Coordinates: 50°34′37″N 12°52′2″E / 50.57694°N 12.86722°E / 50.57694; 12.86722Coordinates: 50°34′37″N 12°52′2″E / 50.57694°N 12.86722°E / 50.57694; 12.86722
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Erzgebirgskreis
Municipal assoc. Geyer
Government
 • Mayor Karl Weinhold (CDU)
Area
 • Total 45.87 km2 (17.71 sq mi)
Elevation 620 m (2,030 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,900
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 09481
Dialling codes 037349
Vehicle registration ERZ
Website www.elterlein-stadt.de

Elterlein is a town in the district of Erzgebirgskreis, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the Ore Mountains, 10 km west of Annaberg-Buchholz.

Notable people[edit]

  • Wolfgang Uhle (1512-1594), known as the plague priest of Annaberg
  • Karl Weinhold (born 1946), politician (CDU), Member of Landtag, mayor of Elterlein (1990-2009)
  • Christian Gotthold Hoffmann (1713-1784), scientist

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