Kirchberg, Saxony

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Coat of arms of Kirchberg
Coat of arms
Kirchberg  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°37′20″N 12°31′32″E / 50.62222°N 12.52556°E / 50.62222; 12.52556Coordinates: 50°37′20″N 12°31′32″E / 50.62222°N 12.52556°E / 50.62222; 12.52556
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Zwickau
 • Mayor Dorothee Obst
 • Total 39.58 km2 (15.28 sq mi)
Elevation 349 m (1,145 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,505
 • Density 210/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 08107
Dialling codes 37602
Vehicle registration Z

Kirchberg is a town in the Zwickau district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the western end of the Ore Mountains, 11 km south of Zwickau.

Panorama of Kirchberg

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

  • Christoph Graupner (1683-1760), musician and composer. According to him the high school in Kirchberg is named.
  • Robert Seidel (1850-1933), politician, took part in the founding congress of the SPD. After him a street is named in Kirchberg.

See also[edit]

  • Media related to Kirchberg at Wikimedia Commons