Waldenburg, Saxony

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Waldenburg Castle
Waldenburg Castle
Coat of arms of Waldenburg
Coat of arms
Waldenburg  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°52′33″N 12°35′59″E / 50.87583°N 12.59972°E / 50.87583; 12.59972Coordinates: 50°52′33″N 12°35′59″E / 50.87583°N 12.59972°E / 50.87583; 12.59972
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Zwickau
Municipal assoc. Waldenburg
 • Mayor Bernd Pohlers
 • Total 25.07 km2 (9.68 sq mi)
Population (2014-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,169
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 08396
Dialling codes 037608
Vehicle registration Z (formerly: GC)
Website www.waldenburg.de

Waldenburg is a town in the district Zwickau in Saxony, Germany. The castle was owned by the House of Schönburg from 1378 until 1945.


The town of Waldenburg consists of the following subdivisions:

  • Waldenburg
  • Dürrenuhlsdorf
  • Franken
  • Niederwinkel
  • Oberwinkel
  • Schlagwitz
  • Schwaben


The town is famous for pottery and for the "Grünfelder Park", an English-style park.

Other famous attraction are:

  • Naturalienkabinett (museum of natural produce)
  • Heimatmuseum (museum of local history)
  • The castle of Schönburg-Naumburg

European Grammar School[edit]

The European Grammar School (German: Europäisches Gymnasium Waldenburg) is a private language school, established in 1994. The building was built in 1844 as a "Lehrerseminar" (School for teachers). Karl May was one of the famous students.


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