The rural district Erzgebirgskreis is a Landkreis (district) in Saxony, Germany. It was founded on 1 August 2008. With a population of about 372,000 inhabitants, it is the most populated rural district in Saxony.
The Kreistag was elected on 8 June 2008. The current chief administrative officer of the erzgebirgskreis is Frank Vogel.