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For the municipality in Alsace, France, see Le Hohwald.

Hohwald was a municipality in the Sächsische Schweiz district, in Saxony, Germany. It consisted of Berthelsdorf, Langburkersdorf, Niederottendorf, Oberottendorf, Rückersdorf and Rugiswalde.


The municipality was created on 1 January 1994 through the merger of three older municipalities.[1] The name was taken from the forest area Hohwald which is located north-east of the municipal territory. On the 1 August 2007 it became part of Neustadt in Sachsen after the residents decided on the 13 May 2007 to join the larger town.[2]


Coordinates: 51°03′00″N 14°13′59″E / 51.050°N 14.233°E / 51.050; 14.233