Oberwiera

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Oberwiera
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Oberwiera
Coat of arms
Oberwiera   is located in Germany
Oberwiera
Oberwiera
Location of Oberwiera within Zwickau district
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Coordinates: 50°53′29″N 12°32′14″E / 50.89139°N 12.53722°E / 50.89139; 12.53722Coordinates: 50°53′29″N 12°32′14″E / 50.89139°N 12.53722°E / 50.89139; 12.53722
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Zwickau
Municipal assoc. Waldenburg
Government
 • Mayor Bernd Geringswald (CDU)
Area
 • Total 14.33 km2 (5.53 sq mi)
Elevation 268 m (879 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,034
 • Density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 08396
Dialling codes 037608
Vehicle registration Z
Website www.gemeindeoberwiera.de

Oberwiera is a municipality in the district of Zwickau in Saxony in Germany. Oberwiera has the following districts: Harthau, Neukirchen, Niederwiera, Oberwiera, Röhrsdorf and Wickersdorf. Around half of the population lives in the main district of Oberwiera.

Municipalities around Oberwiere are Remse, Schönberg and the city of Waldenburg as well as Nobitz and Ziegelheim in Thuringia.

History[edit]

Oberwiera was mentioned the first time in 1254 a. D. Therefore Oberwiera is as old as its neighbor city Waldenburg.

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