Gerbstedt (German pronunciation: [ˈɡɛʁpˌʃtɛt] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a small town in Saxony-Anhalt, district Mansfeld-Südharz. It was traditionally dominated by of copper mining, presently agriculture is dominant.

Gerbstedt
Coat of arms of Gerbstedt
Location of Gerbstedt within Mansfeld-Südharz district
Gerbstedt in MSH.svg
Gerbstedt is located in Germany
Gerbstedt
Gerbstedt
Gerbstedt is located in Saxony-Anhalt
Gerbstedt
Gerbstedt
Coordinates: 51°37′59″N 11°37′0″E / 51.63306°N 11.61667°E / 51.63306; 11.61667Coordinates: 51°37′59″N 11°37′0″E / 51.63306°N 11.61667°E / 51.63306; 11.61667
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictMansfeld-Südharz
Subdivisions9
Government
 • Mayor (2020–27) Bernd Hartwig[1]
Area
 • Total102.28 km2 (39.49 sq mi)
Elevation
155 m (509 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total6,964
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
06347
Dialling codes03476, 034773, 034783
Vehicle registrationMSH, EIL, HET, ML, SGH

GeographyEdit

The town Gerbstedt is located 9 km (5.59 mi) west of Hettstedt and 13 km (8.08 mi) north of the town Eisleben.

DivisionsEdit

The town of Gerbstedt is divided into twelve localities (Ortschaften),[3] corresponding to the twelve former municipalities that formed the current town in 2010.[4] Some of the localities consist of a number of Ortsteile (local parts).

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

 
Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock around 1779

Other persons associated with GerbstedtEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bürgermeisterwahlen in den Gemeinden, Endgültige Ergebnisse, Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt, accessed 8 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2020" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German). June 2021.
  3. ^ Hauptsatzung der Stadt Gerbstedt, June 2021.
  4. ^ Gebietsänderungen vom 01. Januar bis 31. Dezember 2010, Statistisches Bundesamt