Neustadt in Sachsen

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Neustadt in Sachsen
Coat of arms of Neustadt in Sachsen
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Neustadt in Sachsen   is located in Germany
Neustadt in Sachsen
Neustadt in Sachsen
Coordinates: 51°01′26″N 14°13′00″E / 51.02389°N 14.21667°E / 51.02389; 14.21667Coordinates: 51°01′26″N 14°13′00″E / 51.02389°N 14.21667°E / 51.02389; 14.21667
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
 • Mayor Manfred Elsner
 • Total 83.05 km2 (32.07 sq mi)
Elevation 340 m (1,120 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 12,516
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01841–01844
Dialling codes 03596
Vehicle registration PIR

Neustadt in Sachsen is a town in the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated near the border with the Czech Republic, 35 km east of Dresden (centre), and 23 km southwest of Bautzen. At Neustadt, there is an Observation Tower at Goetzinger's Height, one of the oldest lattice towers in the world.

On the August 1, 2007 the villages Berthelsdorf, Langburkersdorf, Niederottendorf, Oberottendorf, Rückersdorf and Rugiswalde of the former municipality Hohwald were intregrated into the town.[2]


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