Elterlein is a town in the district of Erzgebirgskreis, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the Ore Mountains, 10 km west of Annaberg-Buchholz.

Elterlein
Coat of arms of Elterlein
Coat of arms
Location of Elterlein within Erzgebirgskreis district
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Elterlein is located in Germany
Elterlein
Elterlein
Elterlein is located in Saxony
Elterlein
Elterlein
Coordinates: 50°34′37″N 12°52′2″E / 50.57694°N 12.86722°E / 50.57694; 12.86722Coordinates: 50°34′37″N 12°52′2″E / 50.57694°N 12.86722°E / 50.57694; 12.86722
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictErzgebirgskreis
Municipal assoc.Geyer
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorKarl Weinhold (CDU)
Area
 • Total45.87 km2 (17.71 sq mi)
Elevation
620 m (2,030 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,871
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
09481
Dialling codes037349
Vehicle registrationERZ
Websitewww.elterlein-stadt.de

Notable peopleEdit

  • Wolfgang Uhle (1512-1594), known as the plague priest of Annaberg
  • Karl Weinhold (born 1946), politician (CDU), Member of Landtag, mayor of Elterlein (1990-2009)
  • Christian Gotthold Hoffmann (1713-1784), scientist

ReferencesEdit

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