Ponitz

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ponitz
Coat of arms of Ponitz
Coat of arms
Ponitz   is located in Germany
Ponitz
Ponitz
Coordinates: 50°50′0″N 12°25′20″E / 50.83333°N 12.42222°E / 50.83333; 12.42222Coordinates: 50°50′0″N 12°25′20″E / 50.83333°N 12.42222°E / 50.83333; 12.42222
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Altenburger Land
Government
 • Mayor Gerd Kühn (CDU)
Area
 • Total 17.04 km2 (6.58 sq mi)
Elevation 223 m (732 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,499
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 04639
Dialling codes 034493 and 03764
Vehicle registration ABG

Ponitz is a municipality in the district Altenburger Land, in Thuringia, Germany.

It is particularly famous for its Baroque organ by Gottfried Silbermann[2] and for its spectacularly-eccentric Renaissance manor house.[3] Districts of Ponitz are Zschöpel, Merlach, Guteborn and Grünberg.

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]