Schönebeck (German: [ˈʃøːnəbɛk] (About this soundlisten)) is a town in the district of Salzlandkreis, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated on the left bank of the Elbe, approx. 14 kilometres (9 miles) southeast of Magdeburg.

Schönebeck
Schönebeck centre
Schönebeck centre
Coat of arms of Schönebeck
Coat of arms
Location of Schönebeck within Salzlandkreis district
Schönebeck (Elbe) in SLK.png
Schönebeck is located in Germany
Schönebeck
Schönebeck
Schönebeck is located in Saxony-Anhalt
Schönebeck
Schönebeck
Coordinates: 52°1′N 11°45′E / 52.017°N 11.750°E / 52.017; 11.750Coordinates: 52°1′N 11°45′E / 52.017°N 11.750°E / 52.017; 11.750
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictSalzlandkreis
Government
 • MayorBert Knoblauch (CDU)
Area
 • Total85.77 km2 (33.12 sq mi)
Elevation
51 m (167 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total30,720
 • Density360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
39218
Dialling codes03928
Vehicle registrationSLK, ASL, BBG, SBK, SFT
Websitewww.schoenebeck.de

For much of the twentieth century it was noted for its large salt mine.

The manor house of Schönebeck was owned by Count Heinrich von Blumenthal, Mayor of Magdeburg, until 1810.

The firm of Sellier & Bellot opened a munitions factory there in the 1829.

International relationsEdit

Schönebeck is twinned with:

Celebrity connectionsEdit

Schönebeck was the birthplace of the writer Erik Neutsch (1931-2013).

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Notes
  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2018" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).
  2. ^ "Jarosław Official Website - Partner Cities".  (in Polish) © 2008 Urząd Miasta Jarosław. Ul. Rynek 1, 37-500 Jarosław. Retrieved 2008-10-23.

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