Neustadt in Sachsen is a town in the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated near the border with the Czech Republic, 35 km east of Dresden (centre), and 23 km southwest of Bautzen. At Neustadt, there is an Observation Tower at Goetzinger's Height, one of the oldest lattice towers in the world.

Neustadt in Sachsen
Town Hall, Neustadt in Saxony.jpg
Coat of arms of Neustadt in Sachsen
Coat of arms
Location of Neustadt in Sachsen within Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district
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Neustadt in Sachsen is located in Germany
Neustadt in Sachsen
Neustadt in Sachsen
Neustadt in Sachsen is located in Saxony
Neustadt in Sachsen
Neustadt in Sachsen
Coordinates: 51°01′26″N 14°13′00″E / 51.02389°N 14.21667°E / 51.02389; 14.21667Coordinates: 51°01′26″N 14°13′00″E / 51.02389°N 14.21667°E / 51.02389; 14.21667
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictSächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Government
 • MayorManfred Elsner
Area
 • Total83.05 km2 (32.07 sq mi)
Elevation
340 m (1,120 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total12,137
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01841–01844
Dialling codes03596
Vehicle registrationPIR
Websitewww.neustadt-sachsen.de

On August 1, 2007 the villages Berthelsdorf, Langburkersdorf, Niederottendorf, Oberottendorf, Rückersdorf and Rugiswalde of the former municipality Hohwald were integrated into the town.[2]

Buildings of InterestEdit

 
The 1616 vicarage, Neustadt in Saxony
  • Town hall (c.1700)
  • Vicarage (1616)
  • St Jacob's Church (rebuilt 1884)

ReferencesEdit

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

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