Schönburg (Saale)

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Schönburg
Coordinates: 51°10′0″N11°52′0″E / 51.16667°N 11.86667°E / 51.16667; 11.86667 Coordinates: 51°10′0″N11°52′0″E / 51.16667°N 11.86667°E / 51.16667; 11.86667
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Burgenlandkreis
Municipal assoc. Wethautal
Government
   Mayor Friedrich Prüfer
Area
  Total14.83 km2 (5.73 sq mi)
Elevation
151 m (495 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31) [1]
  Total1,040
  Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
06618
Dialling codes 03445
Vehicle registration BLK
Lordship (County, Principality) of Schönburg

Herrschaft (Grafschaft, Fürstentum) Schönburg
1182–1803
Status State of the Holy Roman Empire
CapitalSchönburg (Saale)
GovernmentPrincipality
Historical era Middle Ages
 Established
1182
 Partitioned into Upper
    and Lower Schönburg
 
1569
 Upper Schönburg raised
    to county
 
1700
 Under Vögterei of
    the Electorate of Saxony
 
1740
  Upper Sch partitioned
    to Sch-Hartenstein
    and Sch-Waldenburg
 
 
1790
  Mediatised to Saxony
1803
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Coat of arms of Saxony.svg Duchy of Saxony
Kingdom of Saxony Flagge Konigreich Sachsen (1815-1918).svg

Schönburg is a municipality in the Burgenlandkreis district, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated 5 km east of Naumburg, on the river Saale. It is part of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Wethautal.

Burgenlandkreis District in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Burgenlandkreis is a district in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

Saxony-Anhalt State in Germany

Saxony-Anhalt is a state of Germany.

Naumburg Place in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Naumburg is a town in the district Burgenlandkreis, in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Central Germany. It has a population of around 33,000. With the Naumburg Cathedral Naumburg has become a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2018. This UNESCO nomination is representative for the processes that shaped the European continent during the High Middle Ages between 1000 and 1300: Christianization, the so-called “Landesausbau” and the dynamics of cultural exchange and transfer characteristic for this very period.

The castle was built by the House of Schönburg around 1120 and came into the ownership of the Bishopric of Naumburg-Zeitz during the following century.

Bishopric of Naumburg-Zeitz diocese

The Prince-Bishopric of Naumburg-Zeitz was a medieval diocese in the central German area between Leipzig in the east and Erfurt in the west. The seat of the bishop was Zeitz Cathedral in Zeitz from 968 and 1029 and Naumburg Cathedral in Naumburg between 1029 and 1615. It was dissolved in the wake of the Reformation. The Bishopric of Zeitz-Naumburg encompassed the four archdeaconries of Naumburg, Zeitz, Altenburg and "trans Muldam".

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Schönburg may refer to:

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The Naumburg (Saale) tramway is a tramline forming part of the public transport system in Naumburg (Saale), a city in the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. At only 2.5 km (1.6 mi) long, it is the smallest urban tramway in Germany, and one of the smallest in Europe.

Burg Schönburg castle

Schönburg Castle is in the municipality of Schönburg 4.5 kilometers east of Naumburg at the heart of Federal Republic of Germany in the State of Saxony-Anhalt. It has been proposed by Germany for inscription in the List of World Heritage.

Goseck (monastery)


Goseck, a monastery built on the foundations of a castle, as well as the vineyard of Dechantenberg is located in the municipality of Goseck of Saxony-Anhalt in Germany. It has been proposed by Germany for inscription in the List of World Heritage. The World Heritage nomination Naumburg Cathedral and the High Medieval Cultural Landscape of the Rivers Saale and Unstrut is representative for the processes that shaped the continent during the High Middle Ages between 1000 and 1300: Christianization, the so-called “Landesausbau” and the dynamics of cultural exchange and transfer characteristic for this very period.

Saaleck (Naumburg) Ortsteil of Naumburg in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Saaleck is a village in the former municipality of Bad Kösen, since 2010 part of the town of Naumburg in the district of Burgenlandkreis in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt.

References

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2017" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).