Frauenstein is a town in the district of Mittelsachsen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the eastern Ore Mountains, 19 km (11.81 mi) southeast of Freiberg, and 33 km (20.51 mi) southwest of Dresden.

Frauenstein
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Coat of arms of Frauenstein
Coat of arms
Location of Frauenstein within Mittelsachsen district
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Frauenstein is located in Germany
Frauenstein
Frauenstein
Frauenstein is located in Saxony
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Frauenstein
Coordinates: 50°48′7″N 13°32′17″E / 50.80194°N 13.53806°E / 50.80194; 13.53806Coordinates: 50°48′7″N 13°32′17″E / 50.80194°N 13.53806°E / 50.80194; 13.53806
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictMittelsachsen
Subdivisions4
Government
 • MayorPeter Heinrich (CDU)
Area
 • Total58.83 km2 (22.71 sq mi)
Elevation
650 m (2,130 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,829
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
09623
Dialling codes037326
Vehicle registrationFG
Websitewww.frauenstein-erzgebirge.de

Frauenstein Castle is located northeast of the town centre.

Notable peopleEdit

 
Thomas Schönlebe

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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