Bernsdorf, Upper Lusatia

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Bernsdorf (Sorbian languages: Njedźichow) is a town with 6,427 inhabitants in the district of Bautzen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north of Kamenz and 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) southwest of Hoyerswerda.

Bernsdorf
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Coat of arms of Bernsdorf
Coat of arms
Location of Bernsdorf within Bautzen district
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Bernsdorf is located in Germany
Bernsdorf
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Bernsdorf is located in Saxony
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Coordinates: 51°22′N 14°4′E / 51.367°N 14.067°E / 51.367; 14.067Coordinates: 51°22′N 14°4′E / 51.367°N 14.067°E / 51.367; 14.067
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictBautzen
Municipal assoc.Bernartice (Trutnov District)
Subdivisions4
Government
 • MayorHarry Habel (CDU)
Area
 • Total59.65 km2 (23.03 sq mi)
Elevation
152 m (499 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,466
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
02994
Dialling codes035723
Vehicle registrationBZ
Websitewww.bernsdorf.de

HistoryEdit

Within Prussian Silesia (Province of Silesia 1815–1919 and 1938–41, Province of Lower Silesia 1919–38 and 1941–45), Bernsdorf was part of Landkreis Hoyerswerda. Within the East German Bezirk Cottbus, it was part of Kreis Hoyerswerda. With German reunification in 1990, Bernsdorf became part of Saxony.

International relationsEdit

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

  • Gerhard Möhwald (1920–2012), former mayor and honorary citizen
  • Christian Rudolph (born 1949), athlete (hurdles)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen jeweils am Monatsende ausgewählter Berichtsmonate nach Gemeinden" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2019.