Zabeltitz

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Zabeltitz
Stadtteil of Großenhain
Zabeltitz Palace
Zabeltitz Palace
Coat of arms of Zabeltitz
Coat of arms
Zabeltitz   is located in Germany
Zabeltitz
Zabeltitz
Coordinates: 51°21′N 13°30′E / 51.350°N 13.500°E / 51.350; 13.500Coordinates: 51°21′N 13°30′E / 51.350°N 13.500°E / 51.350; 13.500
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Meißen
Town Großenhain
Area
 • Total 52.81 km2 (20.39 sq mi)
Elevation 113 m (371 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total 2,899
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01561
Dialling codes 03522
Vehicle registration MEI
Website www.zabeltitz.de

Zabeltitz is a former municipality in the district of Meißen, in Saxony, Germany. Since 1 January 2010, it is part of the town Großenhain.

Villages[edit]

Zabeltitz includes the following subdivisions:

  • Görzig
  • Krauschütz
  • Nasseböhla
  • Skäßchen
  • Skaup
  • Strauch
  • Stroga
  • Treugeböhla
  • Uebigau

History[edit]

Zabeltitz was mentioned the first time in the year 1207. As with most surrounding settlements, the name of the village comes from Old Sorbian. It means "beyond the swamps."

Sights[edit]

Touristical highlights are the Barockpark and the Bauernmuseum; the church St. Georgen and the castle, both built in gothic architecture style are also locations that are worth a visit, just as the Palais, which belongs to the Barockpark.