Sehmatal

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Sehmatal is a municipality in the district of Erzgebirgskreis, in Saxony, Germany, which was created in 1999 through the union of Neudorf, Cranzahl and Sehma. The three villages are located along the Sehma river, aligned in a north-south direction. At the northern end is the former village of Sehma, in the middle the town of Cranzahl, to the south the village of Neudorf.

Sehmatal
the church in Cranzahl
the church in Cranzahl
Coat of arms of Sehmatal
Coat of arms
Location of Sehmatal within Erzgebirgskreis district
Sehmatal in ERZ.png
Sehmatal is located in Germany
Sehmatal
Sehmatal
Sehmatal is located in Saxony
Sehmatal
Sehmatal
Coordinates: 50°31′N 12°59′E / 50.517°N 12.983°E / 50.517; 12.983Coordinates: 50°31′N 12°59′E / 50.517°N 12.983°E / 50.517; 12.983
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictErzgebirgskreis
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorUdo Ott
Area
 • Total44.45 km2 (17.16 sq mi)
Highest elevation
800 m (2,600 ft)
Lowest elevation
700 m (2,300 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,378
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
09465
Dialling codes037342
Vehicle registrationERZ, ANA, ASZ, AU, MAB, MEK, STL, SZB, ZP
Websitewww.sehmatal.de

The town borders to Annaberg-Buchholz in the north, in the east is Königswalde and Bärenstein, Oberwiesenthal is south and Crottendorf in the west. Nearby is the Bärenstein mountain with a height of 898 meters. The trains along Vejprty–Annaberg-Buchholz railway stop in Sehma and Cranzahl. The station in Cranzahl is also the starting point for the Fichtelberg Railway to Oberwiesenthal.

Neudorf is the home town of Olympic gold medalist Viola Bauer.

Sehmatal's sister city in the United States is Running Springs, California.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen nach Gemeinden am 31. Dezember 2019". Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2020.