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This article is about the town in Saxony-Anhalt. For other uses, see Schönebeck (disambiguation).
Schönebeck centre
Schönebeck centre
Coat of arms of Schönebeck
Coat of arms
Schönebeck   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 52°1′N 11°45′E / 52.017°N 11.750°E / 52.017; 11.750Coordinates: 52°1′N 11°45′E / 52.017°N 11.750°E / 52.017; 11.750
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Salzlandkreis
 • Mayor Bert Knoblauch (CDU)
 • Total 85.77 km2 (33.12 sq mi)
Elevation 51 m (167 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 31,366
 • Density 370/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 39218
Dialling codes 03928
Vehicle registration SLK, ASL, BBG, SBK, SFT

Schönebeck (German: [ˈʃøːnəbɛk]) is a town in the district of Salzlandkreis, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated on the left bank of the Elbe, approx. 14 kilometres (9 miles) southeast of Magdeburg.

For much of the twentieth century it was noted for its large salt mine.

The manor house of Schönebeck was owned by Count Heinrich von Blumenthal, Mayor of Magdeburg, until 1810.

The firm of Sellier & Bellot opened a munitions factory there in the 1829.

International relations[edit]

Schönebeck is twinned with:

Celebrity connections[edit]

Schönebeck was the birthplace of the writer Erik Neutsch (1931-2013).


  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German). 
  2. ^ "Jarosław Official Website - Partner Cities". Flag of Poland.svg(in Polish) © 2008 Urząd Miasta Jarosław. Ul. Rynek 1, 37-500 Jarosław. Retrieved 2008-10-23. 

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