Krostitz

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Krostitz
Coat of arms of Krostitz
Coat of arms
Krostitz is located in Germany
Krostitz
Krostitz
Location of Krostitz within Nordsachsen district
Krostitz in TDO.png
Coordinates: 51°27′44″N 12°27′12″E / 51.46222°N 12.45333°E / 51.46222; 12.45333Coordinates: 51°27′44″N 12°27′12″E / 51.46222°N 12.45333°E / 51.46222; 12.45333
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Nordsachsen
Municipal assoc. Krostitz
Government
 • Mayor Wolfgang Frauendorf (CDU)
Area
 • Total 43.83 km2 (16.92 sq mi)
Elevation 127 m (417 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,891
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 04509
Dialling codes 034295
Vehicle registration TDO
Website www.krostitz.de

Krostitz is a municipality in the district of Nordsachsen, in Saxony, Germany.

It is best known for its brewery which brews Ur-Krostitzer beer.

King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden stayed here in 1631 before the Battle of Breitenfeld (1631).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aktuelle Einwohnerzahlen nach Gemeinden 2017] (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). October 2018.