Frankenberg (also: Frankenberg/Sa.) is a town in the district of Mittelsachsen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Zschopau, 12 km (7.46 mi) northeast of Chemnitz.

Frankenberg
View from the town
View from the town
Coat of arms of Frankenberg
Coat of arms
Location of Frankenberg within Mittelsachsen district
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Frankenberg is located in Germany
Frankenberg
Frankenberg
Frankenberg is located in Saxony
Frankenberg
Frankenberg
Coordinates: 50°54′39″N 13°2′16″E / 50.91083°N 13.03778°E / 50.91083; 13.03778Coordinates: 50°54′39″N 13°2′16″E / 50.91083°N 13.03778°E / 50.91083; 13.03778
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictMittelsachsen
Government
 • MayorThomas Firmenich (CDU)
Area
 • Total65.42 km2 (25.26 sq mi)
Elevation
262 m (860 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total14,088
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
09669
Dialling codes037206
Vehicle registrationFG
Websitewww.frankenberg-sachsen.de

It was the site of the Nazi concentration camp Sachsenburg.

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

ReferencesEdit

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