Oelsnitz, Vogtland

Oelsnitz (German pronunciation: [ˈœlsnɪts]) is a town in the Vogtlandkreis district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the White Elster river, 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) south of Plauen and 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Zwickau.[3]

Oelsnitz
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Oelsnitz
Location of Oelsnitz within Vogtlandkreis district
Oelsnitz-Vogtl. in V.svg
Oelsnitz is located in Germany
Oelsnitz
Oelsnitz
Oelsnitz is located in Saxony
Oelsnitz
Oelsnitz
Coordinates: 50°25′0″N 12°10′0″E / 50.41667°N 12.16667°E / 50.41667; 12.16667Coordinates: 50°25′0″N 12°10′0″E / 50.41667°N 12.16667°E / 50.41667; 12.16667
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictVogtlandkreis
Subdivisions11
Government
 • Mayor (2019–26) Mario Horn[1] (CDU)
Area
 • Total53.67 km2 (20.72 sq mi)
Elevation
405 m (1,329 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total10,045
 • Density190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
08601–08606
Dialling codes037421
Vehicle registrationV, AE, OVL, PL, RC
Websitewww.oelsnitz.de

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wahlergebnisse 2019, Freistaat Sachsen, accessed 10 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen nach Gemeinden am 31. Dezember 2020". Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). June 2021.
  3. ^ Gilman, D. C.; Peck, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "Ölsnitz" . New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.