Wechselburg

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Wechselburg
Basilica of the Holy Cross
Basilica of the Holy Cross
Coat of arms of Wechselburg
Coat of arms
Wechselburg   is located in Germany
Wechselburg
Wechselburg
Coordinates: 51°0′11″N 12°46′36″E / 51.00306°N 12.77667°E / 51.00306; 12.77667Coordinates: 51°0′11″N 12°46′36″E / 51.00306°N 12.77667°E / 51.00306; 12.77667
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Mittelsachsen
Government
 • Mayor Renate Naumann
Area
 • Total 25.59 km2 (9.88 sq mi)
Elevation 185 m (607 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,884
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 09306
Dialling codes 037384
Vehicle registration FG
Website www.wechselburg.de

Wechselburg (German pronunciation: [ˈvɛksəlbʊʁk]) is a municipality in the district of Mittelsachsen, in Saxony, Germany. It is well known for its twelfth century Benedictine monastery, the Wechselburg Priory.

The lordship and the castle were owned by the House of Schönburg from 1546 until 1945.

Wechselburg Palace

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