Frankenthal is a municipality in eastern Saxony, Germany. It belongs to the district of Bautzen and lies west of the eponymous city. It is named after Frankish colonists who settled in Lusatia ca. 1200.

Frankenthal
Location of Frankenthal within Bautzen district
Frankenthal in BZ.svg
Frankenthal is located in Germany
Frankenthal
Frankenthal
Frankenthal is located in Saxony
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Frankenthal
Coordinates: 51°8′N 14°7′E / 51.133°N 14.117°E / 51.133; 14.117Coordinates: 51°8′N 14°7′E / 51.133°N 14.117°E / 51.133; 14.117
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictBautzen
Municipal assoc.Großharthau
Government
 • MayorKerstin Otto (CDU)
Area
 • Total9.43 km2 (3.64 sq mi)
Elevation
285 m (935 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total931
 • Density99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01909
Dialling codes035954
Vehicle registrationBZ, BIW, HY, KM
Websitewww.gemeinde-frankenthal.de

Frankenthal is situated at the northern edge of the Lausitzer Bergland (Lusatian Hills), near the city of Bischofswerda.

ReferencesEdit

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

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