Altkirchen

Altkirchen is a village and a former municipality in the district Altenburger Land, in Thuringia, Germany. Since 1 January 2019, it is part of the town Schmölln.

Altkirchen
Ortsteil of Schmölln
Coat of arms of Altkirchen
Coat of arms
Location of Altkirchen
Altkirchen is located in Germany
Altkirchen
Altkirchen
Altkirchen is located in Thuringia
Altkirchen
Altkirchen
Coordinates: 50°56′31″N 12°21′2″E / 50.94194°N 12.35056°E / 50.94194; 12.35056Coordinates: 50°56′31″N 12°21′2″E / 50.94194°N 12.35056°E / 50.94194; 12.35056
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictAltenburger Land
TownSchmölln
Area
 • Total20.05 km2 (7.74 sq mi)
Elevation
228 m (748 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)
 • Total990
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
04626
Dialling codes034491
Vehicle registrationABG

GeographyEdit

Neighboring municipalitiesEdit

Communities near Altkirchen are the city of Altenburg, Dobitschen, Drogen, Göhren, Göllnitz, Saara, and the city of Schmölln.

Municipal organizationEdit

The municipality of Altkirchen was divided into 13 districts:

  • Altkirchen
  • Gimmel
  • Gödissa
  • Göldschen
  • Großtauschwitz
  • Illsitz
  • Jauern
  • Kleintauschwitz
  • Kratschütz
  • Nöbden
  • Platschütz
  • Röthenitz
  • Trebula

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