Coordinates: 50°51′50″N 12°15′27″E / 50.86389°N 12.25750°E / 50.86389; 12.25750Coordinates: 50°51′50″N 12°15′27″E / 50.86389°N 12.25750°E / 50.86389; 12.25750
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Altenburger Land
Municipal assoc. Oberes Sprottental
  Mayor Stefan Jakubek
  Total 5.53 km2 (2.14 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 430
  Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 04626
Dialling codes 034496
Vehicle registration ABG

Posterstein is a German municipality in the Thuringian Landkreis of Altenburger Land.


Neighboring municipalities

Municipalities near Posterstein are Heukewalde, Löbichau, Nöbdenitz, and Vollmershain in the district of Altenburger Land; as well as Paitzdorf and the city of Ronneburg in the district of Greiz.

Municipal arrangement

Stolzenberg is Posterstein's only subdivision.


Within the German Empire (1871–1918), Posterstein was part of the Duchy of Saxe-Altenburg.

Culture and landmarks

The Postersteiner Burg, which is lit up at night, is the most important building in the town. It is also visible north of the community from the Bundesautobahn 4.

Business and transportation

The next train station on the rail line from Posterstein is in Nöbdenitz.


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