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
Location of Lichtenstein within Zwickau district
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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
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictZwickau
Municipal assoc.Rund um den Auersberg
Government
 • MayorThomas Nordheim (FW)
Area
 • Total15.48 km2 (5.98 sq mi)
Elevation336 m (1,102 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,481
 • Density740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes09350
Dialling codes037204
Vehicle registrationZ
Websitewww.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

References[edit]

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