Rathmannsdorf is a township in the Saxon district of Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge. Rathmannsdorf is 2 km (1 mi) down the Elbe from Bad Schandau.

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Coat of arms of Rathmannsdorf
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Location of Rathmannsdorf within Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district
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Rathmannsdorf is located in Germany
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Rathmannsdorf is located in Saxony
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Coordinates: 50°56′N 14°08′E / 50.933°N 14.133°E / 50.933; 14.133Coordinates: 50°56′N 14°08′E / 50.933°N 14.133°E / 50.933; 14.133
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictSächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Municipal assoc.Bad Schandau
Subdivisions5
Government
 • MayorUwe Thiele[1]
Area
 • Total4.37 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Elevation
225 m (738 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total931
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01814
Dialling codes035022
Vehicle registrationPIR
Websitewww.rathmannsdorf.de

GeographyEdit

The township's highest point is a plateau near Bad Schandau 200 meters above sea level, with the lowest point 120 meters above sea level along the Elbe. The township consists of the districts Wendischfähre, Höhe, Zauke, Plan and Gluto.[3]

HistoryEdit

Rathmannsdorf was first mentioned in a document in 1443. Rathmannsdorf along with Bad Schandau, Porschdorf, and Reinhardtsdorf-Schöna form a Verwaltungsgemeinschaft. The town is also a stop on the Sebnitztalbahn part of the Sächsische Semmering-Bahn, a local railroad.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Welcome to rathmannsdorf.de!". Gemeinde Rathmannsdorf in the center of the Elbsandsteingebirge. Gemeinde Rathmannsdorf. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen jeweils am Monatsende ausgewählter Berichtsmonate nach Gemeinden" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2019.
  3. ^ "Community information". Gemeinde Rathmannsdorf in the center of the Elbsandsteingebirge. Gemeinde Rathmannsdorf. Retrieved 2 February 2019.