Klingenberg, Saxony

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Klingenberg
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Klingenberg  is located in Germany
Klingenberg
Klingenberg
Coordinates: 50°54′N 13°33′E / 50.900°N 13.550°E / 50.900; 13.550Coordinates: 50°54′N 13°33′E / 50.900°N 13.550°E / 50.900; 13.550
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Area
 • Total 86.56 km2 (33.42 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,843
 • Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01738, 01744, 01774
Dialling codes 035055, 035202, 035058, 037326
Vehicle registration PIR
Website www.gemeinde-klingenberg.de

Klingenberg is a municipality in the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district, in Saxony, Germany. It was formed on 31 December 2012 by the merger of the former municipalities Pretzschendorf and Höckendorf.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is located 20 kilometers south-west of Dresden and 10 kilometers west of Dippoldiswalde.

Klingenberg consists of 11 subdivisions: Beerwalde, Borlas, Colmnitz (including Folge), Friedersdorf, Höckendorf (including Edle Krone), Klingenberg, Obercunnersdorf, Paulshain, Pretzschendorf, Röthenbach and Ruppendorf.

Transport[edit]

Klingenberg is located along Dresden–Werdau railway, having two stations within its limits: Klingenberg-Colmnitz (located in the boroughs of Klingenberg and Colmnitz) and Edle Krone (located in the village of Höckendorf). At Klingenberg-Colmnitz station two narrow-gauge railway lines used to branch off until the early 1970s, connecting also the villages of Colmnitz and Pretzschendorf to the rail network.

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