Gerbstedt

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Gerbstedt
Coat of arms of Gerbstedt
Gerbstedt is located in Germany
Gerbstedt
Coordinates 51°37′59″N 11°37′0″E / 51.63306°N 11.616667°E / 51.63306; 11.616667
Administration
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Mansfeld-Südharz
Town subdivisions 9
Mayor Siegfried Schwarz (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 102.28 km2 (39.49 sq mi)
Elevation 155 m  (509 ft)
Population 8,176  (31 December 2008)
 - Density 80 /km2 (207 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate MSH
Postal codes 06295, 06308, 06333, 06347
Area codes 03476, 034773, 034783
Location of the town of Gerbstedt within Mansfeld-Südharz district
Map
Church tower of the convent in Gerbstedt

Gerbstedt is a little town at the Mansfeld-Südharz rural district, Saxony-Anhalt in Germany. It is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of Eisleben. The little river Lobach flows through it.

Gerbstedt is about 30 km northwest of Halle, Saxony-Anhalt. It was first mentioned in 985 as Gerbizstidi. In the area of Gerbstedt, there is copper schist. It is mined since 1730.