Hartenstein, Saxony

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Hartenstein
Coat of arms of Hartenstein
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Hartenstein is located in Germany
Hartenstein
Hartenstein
Location of Hartenstein within Zwickau district
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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
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictZwickau
Government
 • MayorAndreas Steiner
Area
 • Total36.72 km2 (14.18 sq mi)
Elevation360 m (1,180 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,606
 • Density130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes08118
Dialling codes037605
Vehicle registrationZ
Websitewww.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 (poet) (1609-1640), physician and writer of the Baroque
  • Magnus Meischner (1821-1892), jurist and politician, MdL (Kingdom of Saxony)

References[edit]

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