Hartenstein is a town in the Zwickau district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Zwickauer Mulde, 14 km southeast of Zwickau.

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Coat of arms of Hartenstein
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Location of Hartenstein within Zwickau district
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Hartenstein is located in Germany
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Hartenstein is located in Saxony
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Coordinates: 50°40′6″N 12°40′17″E / 50.66833°N 12.67139°E / 50.66833; 12.67139Coordinates: 50°40′6″N 12°40′17″E / 50.66833°N 12.67139°E / 50.66833; 12.67139
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictZwickau
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorAndreas Steiner
Area
 • Total36.72 km2 (14.18 sq mi)
Elevation
360 m (1,180 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,563
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
08118
Dialling codes037605
Vehicle registrationZ
Websitewww.stadt-hartenstein.de

The county of Hartenstein was owned by the House of Schönburg from 1406 until 1945.

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

 
Paul Fleming
  • Johann Heinrich von Lindenau (born 1586 at the castle Hartenstein, † 1615 in Börnichen b. Oederan), owner of a manor
  • Paul Fleming (poet) (1609-1640), physician and writer of the Baroque
  • Magnus Meischner (1821-1892), jurist and politician, MdL (Kingdom of Saxony)

ReferencesEdit

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