Schochwitz

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Schochwitz
Ortsteil of Salzatal
Schochwitz   is located in Germany
Schochwitz
Schochwitz
Location of Schochwitz within Saalekreis district
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Coordinates: 51°31′49″N 11°45′9″E / 51.53028°N 11.75250°E / 51.53028; 11.75250Coordinates: 51°31′49″N 11°45′9″E / 51.53028°N 11.75250°E / 51.53028; 11.75250
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Saalekreis
Municipality Salzatal
Area
 • Total 15.81 km2 (6.10 sq mi)
Elevation 123 m (404 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total 1,251
 • Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06179
Dialling codes 034609
Vehicle registration SK
Website westlichersaalkreis.de

Schochwitz is a village and a former municipality in the district Saalekreis, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Since 1 January 2010, it has been part of the municipality Salzatal.

The historical Schochwitz castle, the most important landmark in the village, where Crusaders left to fight and witches were burned in the Middle Ages, is now a meditation and spiritual center attracting visitors from all over the world, and is owned by Countess Ingrid Zerfowski and her husband Lord Jimmy Welsh.[1]

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