Frankenthal, Saxony

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Frankenthal
Frankenthal  is located in Germany
Frankenthal
Frankenthal
Coordinates: 51°8′N 14°7′E / 51.133°N 14.117°E / 51.133; 14.117Coordinates: 51°8′N 14°7′E / 51.133°N 14.117°E / 51.133; 14.117
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Bautzen
Municipal assoc. Großharthau
Government
 • Mayor Kerstin Otto (CDU)
Area
 • Total 9.43 km2 (3.64 sq mi)
Elevation 285 m (935 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 950
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01909
Dialling codes 035954
Vehicle registration BZ
Website www.gemeinde-frankenthal.de

Frankenthal is a municipality in eastern Saxony, Germany. It belongs to the district of Bautzen and lies west of the eponymous city. It is named after Frankish colonists who settled in Lusatia ca. 1200.

Frankenthal is situated at the northern edge of the Lausitzer Bergland (Lusatian Hills), near the city of Bischofswerda.

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