Basilica of the Holy Cross
|• Mayor||Renate Naumann|
|• Total||25.59 km2 (9.88 sq mi)|
|Elevation||185 m (607 ft)|
|• Density||74/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
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.
Sons and daughters of the community
- Karl Schlegel (aviator) (1893-1918), pilot in the First World War
Persons in connection with the municipality
- Martin Keller (athlete) (born 1986), athlete (sprinter)
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