Hohnstein

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Hohnstein
General view of the town
General view of the town
Coat of arms of Hohnstein
Coat of arms
Location of Hohnstein within Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district
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Hohnstein is located in Germany
Hohnstein
Hohnstein
Hohnstein is located in Saxony
Hohnstein
Hohnstein
Coordinates: 50°59′N 14°07′E / 50.983°N 14.117°E / 50.983; 14.117Coordinates: 50°59′N 14°07′E / 50.983°N 14.117°E / 50.983; 14.117
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictSächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Government
 • MayorDaniel Brade (UWU)
Area
 • Total64.61 km2 (24.95 sq mi)
Elevation
330 m (1,080 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,269
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01848
Dialling codes035975
Vehicle registrationPIR
Websitewww.hohnstein.de

Hohnstein is a town located in the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district of the Free State of Saxony, Germany. As of 2010, its population numbered a total of 3,671.

Geography[edit]

It is situated in Saxon Switzerland, 12 km east of Pirna, and 28 km southeast of Dresden (centre). It is dominated by its castle, standing on a sandstone rock.

Municipal territory includes the villages (Ortsteil) of Cunnersdorf, Ehrenberg, Goßdorf, Lohsdorf, Rathewalde, Ulbersdorf and Waitzdorf.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen jeweils am Monatsende ausgewählter Berichtsmonate nach Gemeinden" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2019.

External links[edit]

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