Frauenstein, Saxony

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Frauenstein
Skyline of Frauenstein
Coat of arms of Frauenstein
Coat of arms
Location of Frauenstein within Mittelsachsen district
Frauenstein in FG.png
Frauenstein is located in Germany
Frauenstein
Frauenstein
Frauenstein is located in Saxony
Frauenstein
Frauenstein
Coordinates: 50°48′7″N 13°32′17″E / 50.80194°N 13.53806°E / 50.80194; 13.53806Coordinates: 50°48′7″N 13°32′17″E / 50.80194°N 13.53806°E / 50.80194; 13.53806
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictMittelsachsen
Subdivisions4
Government
 • MayorPeter Heinrich (CDU)
Area
 • Total58.83 km2 (22.71 sq mi)
Elevation
650 m (2,130 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,860
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
09623
Dialling codes037326
Vehicle registrationFG
Websitewww.frauenstein-erzgebirge.de

Frauenstein is a town in the district of Mittelsachsen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the eastern Ore Mountains, 19 km (11.81 mi) southeast of Freiberg, and 33 km (20.51 mi) southwest of Dresden.

Frauenstein Castle is located northeast of the town centre.

Notable people[edit]

Thomas Schönlebe

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aktuelle Einwohnerzahlen nach Gemeinden 2017 (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). October 2018.

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