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Annaberg

Map of Saxony highlighting the district of Annaberg
State Saxony
Adm. region Chemnitz
District seat Annaberg-Buchholz
Area 438 km²
Population 86,800 (2001)
Pop. density 198 /km²
Licence plate code ANA
Web page erzgebirge-total.de/ana

Annaberg is a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is bounded by (from the south and clockwise) the Czech Republic and the districts of Aue-Schwarzenberg, Stollberg and Mittlerer Erzgebirgskreis. Germany is a Federal Republic made up of 16 States, known in German as Länder (singular Land). ... Location Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2) Administration Country NUTS Region DED Capital Dresden Minister-President Georg Milbradt (CDU) Governing parties CDU / SPD Votes in Bundesrat 4 (from 69) Basic statistics Area  18,416 km² (7,110 sq mi) Population 4,252,000 (11/2006)[1]  - Density 231 /km... A Regierungsbezirk is an government region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). ... Chemnitz is one of the three Regierungsbezirke of the Free State of Saxony, Germany, located in the south-west of the state. ... Annaberg-Buchholz is a town in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, in the Erzgebirge, capital of the district Annaberg. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... German car number plates (Kfz-Kennzeichen) show the place where the car carrying them is registered. ... The Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen; Sorbian: Swobodny Stat Sakska) has a land area of 18,413 km² and a population of 4. ... Aue_Schwarzenberg is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Stollberg is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... The Mittlerer Erzgebirgskreis is a district in Saxony, Germany. ...

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History

In the Middle Ages the Ore Mountains were virtually unsettled and covered by dense forests. The towns of Annaberg and Buchholz (merged in 1945 to form Annaberg-Buchholz) were founded by the turn of the 16th century due to the discovery of silver and tin deposits. Now men from the Saxon lowlands moved into the mountains and founded lots of small towns and villages. Winter scene in the Ore Mountains. ... Annaberg-Buchholz is a town in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, in the Erzgebirge, capital of the district Annaberg. ... This article is about the chemical element. ... This article is about the metallic chemical element. ...


The district of Annaberg was established in 1874. Year 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


The district of Annaberg will become a part of the new district Erzgebirge. This district is going be established on 1st August 2008. The district Erzgebirge consists of the former districts of Annaberg, Stollberg, Aue-Schwarzenberg and Mittlerer Erzgebirgskeis (Marienberg). From the this time on the district of Annaberg does no longer exist.


Geography

The district is located in the western Ore Mountains on the Czech border. It extends from the highest mountains on the border to more gentle hilly country in the north. The town of Oberwiesenthal is the highest located city of Germany. It is situated on the foot of the Fichtelberg (1214 m), the second highest peak of the Ore Mountains. Winter scene in the Ore Mountains. ...


Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms displays:
  • Top left: the arms of the counts of Schönburg-Waldenburg
  • Middle left: the arms of the counts of Werben
  • Bottom left: the arms of the counts of Wolkenstein; this family as well as the two above-mentioned lines all had possessions in this part of the Ore Mountains during the late Middle Ages
  • Right: the lion was the heraldic animal of the margravate of Meissen, the predecessor state of Saxony; in these arms the lion holds the mining tools in its fore-paw, symbolising the mining tradition of the Ore Mountains

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Annaberg-Buchholz
  2. Ehrenfriedersdorf
  3. Elterlein
  4. Geyer
  5. Jöhstadt
  6. Oberwiesenthal
  7. Scheibenberg
  8. Schlettau
  9. Thum
  1. Bärenstein
  2. Crottendorf
  3. Gelenau
  4. Königswalde
  5. Mildenau
  6. Sehmatal
  7. Tannenberg
  8. Thermalbad Wiesenbad

Annaberg-Buchholz is a town in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, in the Erzgebirge, capital of the district Annaberg. ... Ehrenfriedersdorf is a town in the district of Annaberg, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. ... Elterlein is a town in the district of Annaberg, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. ... ... Jöhstadt is a town in the district of Annaberg, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. ... Oberwiesenthal is a town and a ski resort in the district of Annaberg, in Saxony, Germany. ... Scheibenberg is a town in the district of Annaberg, in Saxony, the Free State of Saxony. ... Schlettau is a town in the district of Annaberg, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. ... Thum is a town in the district of Annaberg, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. ...

External links

  • Official website (German, requires Java for navigation)
  • Inofficial website (German)
Image File history File links Flag_of_Saxony_(state). ... Location Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2) Administration Country NUTS Region DED Capital Dresden Minister-President Georg Milbradt (CDU) Governing parties CDU / SPD Votes in Bundesrat 4 (from 69) Basic statistics Area  18,416 km² (7,110 sq mi) Population 4,252,000 (11/2006)[1]  - Density 231 /km... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Chemnitz (Sorbian/Lusatian Kamjenica, 1953-1990 called Karl-Marx-Stadt; Czech: Saská Kamenice) is a city in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. ... This article is about the city in Germany. ... , House at Untermarkt (Lower Market) Görlitz ( , Upper Sorbian: , Czech: , Polish: ) is a town in Germany on the river Lusatian Neisse, in the Bundesland (Federal State) of Saxony, opposite the Polish town of Zgorzelec, which was a part of Görlitz until 1945. ... Hoyerswerda (Upper Sorbian Wojerecy, Lower Sorbian Wórjejce, Czech HojeÅ™ice) is a town in the German Bundesland of Saxony. ... Leipzig ( ; Sorbian/Lusatian: Lipsk from the Sorbian word for Tilia) is, with a population of over 506,000, the largest city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany. ... Plauen, old townhall Plauen is a city in Saxony, east-central Germany, located at 50°29′N 12°07′O. The city is situated near the border of Bavaria and the Czech Republic. ... Zwickau is a city of Germany, in the Bundesland Saxony (Sachsen), situated in a valley at the foot of the Erzgebirge, on the left bank of the Zwickauer Mulde, 130 km (82 miles) southwest of Dresden, south of Leipzig and south west of Chemnitz. ... Aue_Schwarzenberg is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Bautzen is a district in Saxony in Germany including the former district of Bischofswerda. ... Chemnitzer Land is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Delitzsch is a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. ... Döbeln is a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. ... Freiberg is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Kamenz (Lusatian: Kamjenc) is a Kreis (district) in the north-east of Saxony, Germany. ... Leipziger Land is a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. ... Löbau-Zittau is a Kreis (district) in the east of the Free State of Saxony, Germany. ... Meißen is a district (Kreis) in Saxony, Germany. ... The Mittlerer Erzgebirgskreis is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Mittweida is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... The Muldentalkreis is a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. ... The Niederschlesischer Oberlausitzkreis (German for district of Lower Silesian Upper Lusatia) is the eastermost Kreis (district) of Saxony and Germany. ... Riesa-Großenhain is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... This article is about the district. ... Stollberg is a district in Saxony, Germany. ... Torgau-Oschatz is a district (Kreis) in Saxony, Germany. ... The Vogtlandkreis is a Kreis (district) in the south-west of Saxony, Germany, at the borders to Thuringia, Bavaria, and the Czech Republic. ... The Weißeritzkreis is a district (Kreis) in the south of Saxony, Germany. ... Zwickauer Land is a Kreis (district) in the south-west of Saxony, Germany. ...

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