The Vogtlandkreis is a Landkreis (rural district) in the southwest of the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It borders Thuringia, Bavaria, and the Czech Republic. Plauen is the capital of the district.
The first German cosmonaut, Sigmund Jähn was born in the Vogtland. His hometown, the small village Morgenröthe-Rautenkranz in the south-west of the district houses a small space exhibition.