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Seifhennersdorf (Upper Sorbian: Wodowe Hendrichecy) is a town in the district Görlitz, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the border with the Czech Republic, and the Czech towns of Rumburk and Varnsdorf lie across the border to the north-east and south of town.

Seifhennersdorf
Seifhennersdorf (Zaruž).jpg
Coat of arms of Seifhennersdorf
Coat of arms
Location of Seifhennersdorf within Görlitz district
Seifhennersdorf in GR.svg
Seifhennersdorf is located in Germany
Seifhennersdorf
Seifhennersdorf
Seifhennersdorf is located in Saxony
Seifhennersdorf
Seifhennersdorf
Coordinates: 50°56′N 14°37′E / 50.933°N 14.617°E / 50.933; 14.617Coordinates: 50°56′N 14°37′E / 50.933°N 14.617°E / 50.933; 14.617
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictGörlitz
Government
 • MayorKarin Berndt (UBS)
Area
 • Total19.13 km2 (7.39 sq mi)
Elevation
360 m (1,180 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,676
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
02782
Dialling codes03586
Vehicle registrationGR, LÖB, NOL, NY, WSW, ZI
Websitewww.seifhennersdorf.de

Seifhennersdorf is 8 km south of Ebersbach and 14 km west of Zittau.

HistoryEdit

During World War II, a subcamp of Flossenbürg concentration camp was located in the town.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen jeweils am Monatsende ausgewählter Berichtsmonate nach Gemeinden" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Christine O'Keefe. Concentration Camps