Hartenstein, Saxony

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Coat of arms of Hartenstein
Coat of arms
Hartenstein  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°40′6″N 12°40′17″E / 50.66833°N 12.67139°E / 50.66833; 12.67139Coordinates: 50°40′6″N 12°40′17″E / 50.66833°N 12.67139°E / 50.66833; 12.67139
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Zwickau
 • Mayor Andreas Steiner
 • Total 36.72 km2 (14.18 sq mi)
Elevation 360 m (1,180 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,669
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 08118
Dialling codes 037605
Vehicle registration Z
Website www.stadt-hartenstein.de

Hartenstein is a town in the Zwickau district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Zwickauer Mulde, 14 km southeast of Zwickau.

The county of Hartenstein was owned by the House of Schönburg from 1406 until 1945.

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

Paul Fleming
  • Johann Heinrich von Lindenau (born 1586 at the castle Hartenstein, † 1615 in Börnichen b. Oederan), owner of a manor
  • Paul Fleming (1609-1640), physician and writer of the Baroque
  • Magnus Meischner (1821-1892), jurist and politician, MdL (Kingdom of Saxony)