Lichtenstein, Saxony

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Lichtenstein
The rear façade of the palace in Lichtenstein.
The rear façade of the palace in Lichtenstein.
Coat of arms of Lichtenstein
Coat of arms
Lichtenstein  is located in Germany
Lichtenstein
Lichtenstein
Coordinates: 50°45′23″N 12°37′54″E / 50.75639°N 12.63167°E / 50.75639; 12.63167Coordinates: 50°45′23″N 12°37′54″E / 50.75639°N 12.63167°E / 50.75639; 12.63167
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Zwickau
Municipal assoc. Rund um den Auersberg
Government
 • Mayor Wolfgang Sedner
Area
 • Total 15.48 km2 (5.98 sq mi)
Elevation 336 m (1,102 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 11,632
 • Density 750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 09350
Dialling codes 037204
Vehicle registration Z
Website www.lichtenstein-sachsen.de

Lichtenstein is a town in the Zwickau district, in Saxony, Germany. It is situated 11 km northeast of Zwickau, and 22 km southwest of Chemnitz. It was owned by the House of Schönburg from 1286 until 1945.

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360 degree panorama of Lichtenstein and the surrounding area
Descriptions for the above panorama
The Old Castle at Lichtenstein

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