Gerbstedt is a small town in Saxony-Anhalt, district Mansfeld-Südharz. It was traditionally dominated by of copper mining, presently agriculture is dominant.

Gerbstedt
Coat of arms of Gerbstedt
Coat of arms
Location of Gerbstedt within Mansfeld-Südharz district
Gerbstedt in MSH.svg
Gerbstedt is located in Germany
Gerbstedt
Gerbstedt
Gerbstedt is located in Saxony-Anhalt
Gerbstedt
Gerbstedt
Coordinates: 51°37′59″N 11°37′0″E / 51.63306°N 11.61667°E / 51.63306; 11.61667Coordinates: 51°37′59″N 11°37′0″E / 51.63306°N 11.61667°E / 51.63306; 11.61667
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictMansfeld-Südharz
Subdivisions9
Government
 • MayorSiegfried Schwarz (CDU)
Area
 • Total102.28 km2 (39.49 sq mi)
Elevation
155 m (509 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,110
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
06347
Dialling codes03476, 034773, 034783
Vehicle registrationMSH, EIL, HET, ML, SGH

LocationEdit

The town Gerbstedt is located 9 km (5.59 mi) west of Hettstedt and 13 km (8.08 mi) north of the town Eisleben.

Parts of the townEdit

The following Ortsteile (Town subdivisions) are parts of the town Gerbstedt:

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

  • Otto Brosowski (1885–1947), mining worker, KPD member
  • Eugen Ray (1957–1986), athlete
 
Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock around 1779

Other persons associated with GerbstedtEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2018" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).