Hohnstein is a town in the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. As of 2010 its population was of 3,671.

Hohnstein
General view of the town
General view of the town
Coat of arms of Hohnstein
Coat of arms
Location of Hohnstein within Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district
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Hohnstein is located in Germany
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Hohnstein is located in Saxony
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Hohnstein
Coordinates: 50°59′N 14°07′E / 50.983°N 14.117°E / 50.983; 14.117Coordinates: 50°59′N 14°07′E / 50.983°N 14.117°E / 50.983; 14.117
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictSächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Government
 • MayorDaniel Brade (UWU)
Area
 • Total64.61 km2 (24.95 sq mi)
Elevation
330 m (1,080 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,269
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01848
Dialling codes035975
Vehicle registrationPIR
Websitewww.hohnstein.de

GeographyEdit

It is situated in Saxon Switzerland, 12 km east of Pirna, and 28 km southeast of Dresden (centre). It is dominated by its castle, standing on a sandstone rock.

Municipal territory includes the villages (Ortsteil) of Cunnersdorf, Ehrenberg, Goßdorf, Lohsdorf, Rathewalde, Ulbersdorf and Waitzdorf.

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

  Media related to Hohnstein at Wikimedia Commons