Kohren-Sahlis is a town and a former municipality in the Leipzig district, in Saxony, Germany. Since January 2018, it is part of the town Frohburg. It is situated 14 km southeast of Borna, and 31 km northwest of Chemnitz.
Ortsteil of Frohburg
|• Total||36.72 km2 (14.18 sq mi)|
|Elevation||233 m (764 ft)|
|• Density||71/km2 (180/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The first documented mention of Kohren-Sahlis was in 974.
From 1 November 1942 to 14 April 1945 the children's home "Sonnenwiese" (Sunny Meadow), which was operated by the SS Lebensborn organization, was located in Kohren-Salis. Primarily children abducted from Norway were placed here before they were passed on for adoption to families loyal to the Nazi system .
Kohren-Sahlis is situated in a traditional Lutheran area. The Saint Gangulphus Church in Kohren-Sahlis, the Christ Church in Rüdigsdorf, the Village Churches in Altmörbitz and Gnandstein as well as the Chapel of Gnandstein Castle all belong to the Kohren Region Parish of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Saxony.
Culture and AttractionsEdit
- Pottery museum
- Hoffmann’sche Collection Museum
- Gnandstein Castle Museum
Monuments and BuildingsEdit
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