Sankt Egidien

Sankt Egidien (Saint Egidien) is a municipality in the district of Zwickau in Saxony in Germany.

Sankt Egidien
Location of Sankt Egidien within Zwickau district
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Sankt Egidien is located in Germany
Sankt Egidien
Sankt Egidien
Sankt Egidien is located in Saxony
Sankt Egidien
Sankt Egidien
Coordinates: 50°47′6″N 12°37′12″E / 50.78500°N 12.62000°E / 50.78500; 12.62000Coordinates: 50°47′6″N 12°37′12″E / 50.78500°N 12.62000°E / 50.78500; 12.62000
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictZwickau
Municipal assoc.Rund um den Auersberg
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorUwe Redlich
Area
 • Total21.24 km2 (8.20 sq mi)
Elevation
261 m (856 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,298
 • Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
09356
Dialling codes037204
Vehicle registrationZ
Websitewww.sankt-egidien.de

HistoryEdit

The town was named after Saint Giles, allegedly for missionary work done by him or his disciples to the Goths.

ReferencesEdit

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