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Falkenstein, Saxony

Falkenstein is a town in the Vogtlandkreis district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated 4 km southwest of Auerbach, and 17 km east of Plauen.

Falkenstein
Falkenstein Vogtland 2009 (aka).jpg
Coat of arms of Falkenstein
Coat of arms
Location of Falkenstein within Vogtlandkreis district
Falkenstein-Vogtl. in V.svg
Falkenstein is located in Germany
Falkenstein
Falkenstein
Falkenstein is located in Saxony
Falkenstein
Falkenstein
Coordinates: 50°28′N 12°22′E / 50.467°N 12.367°E / 50.467; 12.367Coordinates: 50°28′N 12°22′E / 50.467°N 12.367°E / 50.467; 12.367
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictVogtlandkreis
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorArndt Rauchalles (CDU)
Area
 • Total31.06 km2 (11.99 sq mi)
Elevation
575 m (1,886 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total8,061
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
08223, 08239
Dialling codes03745
Vehicle registrationV, AE, OVL, PL, RC

Population DevelopmentEdit

Historical Population (ab 31 December 1960):

  • 1834: 2,849
  • 1875: 5,146
  • 1880: 5,369
  • 1912: 17,812
  • 1933: 15,679
  • 1946: 13,888 1
  • 1950: 17,244 2
  • 1960: 14,938
  • 1971: 14,841
  • 1981: 12,565
  • 1984: 11,141
  • 1998: 9,793
  • 1999: 9,895
  • 2000: 9,894
  • 2001: 9,796
  • 2002: 9,694
  • 2003: 9,612
  • 2004: 9,528
  • 2007: 9,154
  • 2012: 8,435
  • 2013: 8,359
Datasource: Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen jeweils am Monatsende ausgewählter Berichtsmonate nach Gemeinden" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2019.