Lichtenstein is a town in the Zwickau district, in Saxony, Germany. It is situated 11 km northeast of Zwickau, and 22 km southwest of Chemnitz. It was owned by the House of Schönburg from 1286 until 1945.

Lichtenstein
The rear façade of the palace in Lichtenstein.
The rear façade of the palace in Lichtenstein.
Coat of arms of Lichtenstein
Coat of arms
Location of Lichtenstein within Zwickau district
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Lichtenstein is located in Germany
Lichtenstein
Lichtenstein
Lichtenstein is located in Saxony
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Lichtenstein
Coordinates: 50°45′23″N 12°37′54″E / 50.75639°N 12.63167°E / 50.75639; 12.63167Coordinates: 50°45′23″N 12°37′54″E / 50.75639°N 12.63167°E / 50.75639; 12.63167
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictZwickau
Municipal assoc.Rund um den Auersberg
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorThomas Nordheim (FW)
Area
 • Total15.48 km2 (5.98 sq mi)
Elevation
336 m (1,102 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,285
 • Density730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
09350
Dialling codes037204
Vehicle registrationZ
Websitewww.lichtenstein-sachsen.de

See alsoEdit

360 degree panorama of Lichtenstein and the surrounding area
Descriptions for the above panorama
 
The Old Castle at Lichtenstein

ReferencesEdit

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