Kropstädt

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Kropstädt
Stadtteil of Wittenberg
Kropstaedt castle1.JPG
Kropstädt   is located in Germany
Kropstädt
Kropstädt
Coordinates: 51°58′N 12°44′E / 51.967°N 12.733°E / 51.967; 12.733Coordinates: 51°58′N 12°44′E / 51.967°N 12.733°E / 51.967; 12.733
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Wittenberg
Town Wittenberg
Area
 • Total 32.13 km2 (12.41 sq mi)
Elevation 107 m (351 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total 1,315
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06895
Dialling codes 034920
Vehicle registration WB

Kropstädt is a village and a former municipality in Wittenberg district in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Since 1 January 2010, it is part of the town Wittenberg.

Geography[edit]

Kropstädt lies about 12 km northeast of Lutherstadt Wittenberg in the Fläming and is part of the Fläming Nature Park, which was opened in 2005.

Economy and transportation[edit]

Federal Highway (Bundesstraße) B 2 from Wittenberg to Berlin runs right through the community.

Sights[edit]

  • Castle Kropstädt with garden, built around 1850 on the place of the former water castle Liesnitz, which was built in 1150.

Personalities[edit]