Steinberg is a municipality in the Vogtlandkreis district, in Saxony, Germany. It was established in 1994 by the merger of the three villages Rothenkirchen, Wernesgrün and Wildenau and named after the nearby Steinberg (661m/2168 ft), part of the Ore Mountains.

Steinberg
Wildenau district of Steinberg
Wildenau district of Steinberg
Coat of arms of Steinberg
Coat of arms
Location of Steinberg within Vogtlandkreis district
Steinberg in V.svg
Steinberg is located in Germany
Steinberg
Steinberg
Steinberg is located in Saxony
Steinberg
Steinberg
Coordinates: 50°32′20″N 12°28′40″E / 50.53889°N 12.47778°E / 50.53889; 12.47778Coordinates: 50°32′20″N 12°28′40″E / 50.53889°N 12.47778°E / 50.53889; 12.47778
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictVogtlandkreis
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorAndreas Gruner
Area
 • Total20.37 km2 (7.86 sq mi)
Elevation
596 m (1,955 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,782
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
08237
Dialling codes037462
Vehicle registrationV, AE, OVL, PL, RC
Websitewww.gemeinde-steinberg.de

Wernesgrün is home of the Wernesgrüner brewery.

ReferencesEdit

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