Hohnstein

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Hohnstein
Hohnstein, Saxony (by Pudelek).jpg
Coat of arms of Hohnstein
Coat of arms
Hohnstein   is located in Germany
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
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Government
 • Mayor Sebastian Brade (UWU)
Area
 • Total 64.61 km2 (24.95 sq mi)
Elevation 330 m (1,080 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,353
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01848
Dialling codes 035975
Vehicle registration PIR
Website www.hohnstein.de

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

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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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Media related to Hohnstein at Wikimedia Commons