Großharthau is a municipality in the east of Saxony, Germany. It belongs to the district of Bautzen and lies southwest of the eponymous city.

Großharthau
Location of Großharthau within Bautzen district
Großharthau in BZ.svg
Großharthau is located in Germany
Großharthau
Großharthau
Großharthau is located in Saxony
Großharthau
Großharthau
Coordinates: 51°07′N 14°06′E / 51.117°N 14.100°E / 51.117; 14.100Coordinates: 51°07′N 14°06′E / 51.117°N 14.100°E / 51.117; 14.100
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictBautzen
Municipal assoc.Großharthau
Subdivisions4
Government
 • MayorJens Krauße (SPD)
Area
 • Total37.27 km2 (14.39 sq mi)
Elevation
270 m (890 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,768
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01909
Dialling codes035954, 035200 Seeligstadt
Vehicle registrationBZ, BIW, HY, KM
Websitewww.grossharthau.de

GeographyEdit

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

VillagesEdit

Several villages belong to the municipality:

  • Großharthau
  • Bühlau
  • Schmiedefeld
  • Seeligstadt

ReferencesEdit

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