Schwarzenberg, Saxony

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Schwarzenberg
Schwarzenberg Erzgebirge (00573).jpg
Coat of arms of Schwarzenberg
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Saxony
Admin. region Chemnitz
District Erzgebirgskreis
Subdivisions 6
Government
 • Mayor Heidrun Hiemer (CDU)
Area
 • Total 46.25 km2 (17.86 sq mi)
Elevation 468 m (1,535 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 17,391
 • Density 380/km2 (970/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 08340
Dialling codes 03774
Vehicle registration ERZ
Website www.schwarzenberg.de

Schwarzenberg is a town in the rural district of Erzgebirgskreis in Saxony, Germany. The town was built in the 12th century. It is located about 15 km southeast of Aue, and 35 km southwest of Chemnitz.

  1. "Aktuelle Einwohnerzahlen nach Gemeinden 2015] (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2016.