Venusberg, Saxony

Venusberg is a village and a former municipality in the district Erzgebirgskreis, in Saxony, Germany. Since 1 January 2010, it is part of the municipality Drebach.

Venusberg
Location of Venusberg
Venusberg is located in Germany
Venusberg
Venusberg
Venusberg is located in Saxony
Venusberg
Venusberg
Coordinates: 50°42′N 13°1′E / 50.700°N 13.017°E / 50.700; 13.017Coordinates: 50°42′N 13°1′E / 50.700°N 13.017°E / 50.700; 13.017
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictErzgebirgskreis
MunicipalityDrebach
Area
 • Total11.30 km2 (4.36 sq mi)
Elevation
450 m (1,480 ft)
Population
 (2006-12-31)
 • Total2,334
 • Density210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
09430
Dialling codes03725
Vehicle registrationERZ

HistoryEdit

In 1945 there was a concentration camp in Venusberg. 1000 Jewish women had to work for the Junkers airplane factory called "Venuswerke".

LiteratureEdit

Cziborra, Pascal. KZ Venusberg. Der verschleppte Tod. Lorbeer Verlag. Bielefeld 2008 ISBN 978-3-938969-04-5