Venusberg, Saxony

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Venusberg
Ortsteil of Drebach
Venusberg  is located in Germany
Venusberg
Venusberg
Coordinates: 50°42′N 13°1′E / 50.700°N 13.017°E / 50.700; 13.017Coordinates: 50°42′N 13°1′E / 50.700°N 13.017°E / 50.700; 13.017
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Erzgebirgskreis
Municipality Drebach
Area
 • Total 11.30 km2 (4.36 sq mi)
Elevation 450 m (1,480 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total 2,334
 • Density 210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 09430
Dialling codes 03725
Vehicle registration ERZ

Venusberg is a village and a former municipality in the district Erzgebirgskreis, in Saxony, Germany. Since 1 January 2010, it is part of the municipality Drebach.

History[edit]

In 1945 there was a concentration camp in Venusberg. 1000 Jewish women had to work for the Junkers airplane factory called "Venuswerke".

Literature[edit]

Cziborra, Pascal. KZ Venusberg. Der verschleppte Tod. Lorbeer Verlag. Bielefeld 2008 ISBN 978-3-938969-04-5