Gerbstedt

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Gerbstedt
Coat of arms of Gerbstedt
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Mansfeld-Südharz
Subdivisions 9
Government
 • Mayor Siegfried Schwarz (CDU)
Area
 • Total 102.28 km2 (39.49 sq mi)
Elevation 155 m (509 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,462
 • Density 72.957/km2 (188.957/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06295, 06308, 06333, 06347
Dialling codes 03476, 034773, 034783
Vehicle registration MSH
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.


  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).