Falkenstein, Saxony

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Falkenstein
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Coat of arms of Falkenstein
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Falkenstein  is located in Germany
Falkenstein
Falkenstein
Location of Falkenstein within Vogtlandkreis district
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Coordinates: 50°28′N 12°22′E / 50.467°N 12.367°E / 50.467; 12.367Coordinates: 50°28′N 12°22′E / 50.467°N 12.367°E / 50.467; 12.367
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Vogtlandkreis
Government
 • Mayor Arndt Rauchalles (CDU)
Area
 • Total 31.05 km2 (11.99 sq mi)
Elevation 575 m (1,886 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,235
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 08223, 08239
Dialling codes 03745
Vehicle registration V

Falkenstein is a town in the Vogtlandkreis district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated 4 km southwest of Auerbach, and 17 km east of Plauen.

Population Development[edit]

Historical Population (ab 1960 31st December):

  • 1834: 2,849
  • 1875: 5,146
  • 1880: 5,369
  • 1912: 17,812
  • 1933: 15,679
  • 1946: 13,888 1
  • 1950: 17,244 2
  • 1960: 14,938
  • 1971: 14,841
  • 1981: 12,565
  • 1984: 11,141
  • 1998: 9,793
  • 1999: 9,895
  • 2000: 9,894
  • 2001: 9,796
  • 2002: 9,694
  • 2003: 9,612
  • 2004: 9,528
  • 2007: 9,154
  • 2012: 8,435
  • 2013: 8,359
Datasource: Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen

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