Schmölln is a town in the Thuringian, Germany, landkreis of Altenburger Land, and which lies on the river Sprotte.
Municipalities in the district of Altenburger Land neighboring Schmölln include: Altkirchen, Drogen, the town of Gößnitz, Heyersdorf, Nöbdenitz, Ponitz, Saara, and Vollmershain.
Schmölln is divided into 13 subdivisions:
- 1066--Schmölln is first mentioned in writing as ABBATIA ZMULNA
- 1127--Building of the cloister on the Pfefferberg
- 13th - 16th centuries--Schmölln is a Marienwallfahrtsort
- 1525--Destruction of the cloister on the Pfefferberg
On March 8, 1994, Weißbach was incorporated into Schmölln, and on January 1, 1996, Großstöbnitz followed.
Business and transportation
Schmölln is located at a connection of Bundesautobahn 4 (Connection 61 Schmölln) and has a train station on the Middle-Germany Link (Weimar–Glauchau).