Rathmannsdorf

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Rathmannsdorf
Coat of arms of Rathmannsdorf
Coat of arms
Rathmannsdorf  is located in Germany
Rathmannsdorf
Rathmannsdorf
Coordinates: 50°56′N 14°08′E / 50.933°N 14.133°E / 50.933; 14.133Coordinates: 50°56′N 14°08′E / 50.933°N 14.133°E / 50.933; 14.133
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Municipal assoc. Bad Schandau
Government
 • Mayor Rainer Hähnel
Area
 • Total 4.37 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Elevation 225 m (738 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 958
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01814
Dialling codes 035022
Vehicle registration PIR
Website www.rathmannsdorf.de

Rathmannsdorf is a township in the Saxon district of Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge. Rathmannsdorf is 2 km down the Elbe from Bad Schandau.

Geography[edit]

The township's highest point is a plateau near Bad Schandau 200 meters above sea level, with the lowest point 120 meters above sea level along the Elbe.

History[edit]

Rathmannsdorf was first mentioned in a document in 1443. Rathmannsdorf along with Bad Schandau, Porschdorf, and Reinhardtsdorf-Schöna form a Verwaltungsgemeinschaft. The town is also a stop on the Sebnitztalbahn part of the Sächsische Semmering-Bahn, a local railroad.

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