Weißenberg

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Weißenberg/Wóspork
Coat of arms of Weißenberg/Wóspork
Coat of arms
Weißenberg/Wóspork  is located in Germany
Weißenberg/Wóspork
Weißenberg/Wóspork
Coordinates: 51°12′N 14°40′E / 51.200°N 14.667°E / 51.200; 14.667Coordinates: 51°12′N 14°40′E / 51.200°N 14.667°E / 51.200; 14.667
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Bautzen
Government
 • Mayor Michael Staude (non-party)
Area
 • Total 50.92 km2 (19.66 sq mi)
Elevation 197 m (646 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,183
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 02627
Dialling codes 035876
Vehicle registration BZ
Website www.stadt-weissenberg.de

Weißenberg (Upper Sorbian: Wóspork) is a town in the district of Bautzen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is located 11 km north of Löbau, and 16 km east of Bautzen.

Town hall in Weißenberg

Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

  • Pawoł Nedo, German Paul Nedo (1908-1984), educator and anthropologist Sorbian, Chairman of the Domowina
  • Benno von Heynitz, (1924-2010), resistance fighter and lawyer, founder of Bautzen Committee e. V. and the Bautzen Memorial
  • Wolfgang Beyer, City historian and former director of the outpatient clinic

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