Basilica of the Holy Cross

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 51°0′11″N 12°46′36″E / 51.00306°N 12.77667°E / 51.00306; 12.77667Coordinates: 51°0′11″N 12°46′36″E / 51.00306°N 12.77667°E / 51.00306; 12.77667
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Mittelsachsen
  Mayor Renate Naumann
  Total 25.59 km2 (9.88 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 1,884
  Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 09306
Dialling codes 037384
Vehicle registration FG
Website www.wechselburg.de

Wechselburg (German pronunciation: [ˈvɛksəlbʊʁk]) is a municipality in the district of Mittelsachsen, in Saxony, Germany. It is well known for its twelfth century Benedictine monastery, the Wechselburg Priory.

The lordship and the castle were owned by the House of Schönburg from 1546 until 1945.

Wechselburg Palace


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