Lichtenstein, Saxony


The rear façade of the palace in Lichtenstein.

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 50°45′23″N 12°37′54″E / 50.75639°N 12.63167°E / 50.75639; 12.63167Coordinates: 50°45′23″N 12°37′54″E / 50.75639°N 12.63167°E / 50.75639; 12.63167
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Zwickau
Municipal assoc. Rund um den Auersberg
  Mayor Wolfgang Sedner
  Total 15.48 km2 (5.98 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 11,632
  Density 750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 09350
Dialling codes 037204
Vehicle registration Z

Lichtenstein is a town in the Zwickau district, in Saxony, Germany. It is situated 11 km northeast of Zwickau, and 22 km southwest of Chemnitz. It was owned by the House of Schönburg from 1286 until 1945.

See also

360 degree panorama of Lichtenstein and the surrounding area
Descriptions for the above panorama
The Old Castle at Lichtenstein


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