Obergurig (Sorbian: Hornja Hórka) is a municipality in the district of Bautzen, in Saxony, Germany.

Obergurig/Hornja Hórka
Coat of arms of Obergurig/Hornja Hórka
Coat of arms
Location of Obergurig/Hornja Hórka within Bautzen district
Obergurig in BZ.svg
Obergurig/Hornja Hórka is located in Germany
Obergurig/Hornja Hórka
Obergurig/Hornja Hórka
Obergurig/Hornja Hórka is located in Saxony
Obergurig/Hornja Hórka
Obergurig/Hornja Hórka
Coordinates: 51°08′N 14°24′E / 51.133°N 14.400°E / 51.133; 14.400Coordinates: 51°08′N 14°24′E / 51.133°N 14.400°E / 51.133; 14.400
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictBautzen
Municipal assoc.Großpostwitz-Obergurig
Subdivisions7
Government
 • MayorThomas Polpitz
Area
 • Total9.84 km2 (3.80 sq mi)
Elevation
240 m (790 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,066
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
02692
Dialling codes035938
Vehicle registrationBZ, BIW, HY, KM
Websitewww.obergurig.de

The municipality is part of the recognized Sorbian settlement area in Saxony. Upper Sorbian has an official status next to German, all villages bear names in both languages.

The villages of Singwitz (Sorbian: Dźěžnikecy), Mönchswalde (Mnišonc), Lehn (Lejno), Schwarznaußlitz (Čorne Noslicy), Großdöbschütz (Debsecy) and Kleindöbschütz (Małe Debsecy) belong to the municipality.

ReferencesEdit

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