Belgern-Schildau

Belgern-Schildau is a town in the district Nordsachsen, in Saxony, Germany. It was formed on 1 January 2013 by the merger of the former towns Belgern and Schildau. It is located on the left bank of the Elbe, south of Torgau and east of Leipzig.

Belgern-Schildau
Schildau St. Marien Church
Schildau St. Marien Church
Coat of arms of Belgern-Schildau
Coat of arms
Location of Belgern-Schildau within Nordsachsen district
Belgern-Schildau in TDO.png
Belgern-Schildau is located in Germany
Belgern-Schildau
Belgern-Schildau
Belgern-Schildau is located in Saxony
Belgern-Schildau
Belgern-Schildau
Coordinates: 51°28′N 13°2′E / 51.467°N 13.033°E / 51.467; 13.033Coordinates: 51°28′N 13°2′E / 51.467°N 13.033°E / 51.467; 13.033
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictNordsachsen
Government
 • MayorMatthias Griem (FW)
Area
 • Total158.3 km2 (61.1 sq mi)
Elevation
127 m (417 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,719
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
04874, 04889
Dialling codes034221, 034224
Vehicle registrationTDO, DZ, EB, OZ, TG, TO
Websitewww.belgernschildau.de

PersonalitiesEdit

 
August von Gneisenau
  • Friedrich Anton von Heynitz (1725-1802), reformer of the Prussian mountain and hut system
  • August Neidhardt von Gneisenau (1760-1831), Prussian Generalfeldmarschall and army reformer
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Hauffe (1845-1915), politician (German Conservative Party), Member of Reichstag, Member of Landtag (Kingdom of Saxony)
  • Adalbert Oehler (1860-1934), mayor of Düsseldorf (1911-1919)





ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen nach Gemeinden am 31. Dezember 2019". Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2020.