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Herzberg (Elster)

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Country  Germany
District  Elbe-Elster
Postal codes  04916
Elevation  81 m
Population  10,275 (31 Dec 2008)
Postal code  04916
State  Brandenburg
Time zone  CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes  03535
Area  148.5 km²
Local time  Friday 4:29 PM
Dialling code  03535
Herzberg (Elster) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Weather  9°C, Wind NW at 18 km/h, 60% Humidity

Herzberg (Elster) is a town in the Elbe-Elster district of the German federal state of Brandenburg.

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Map of Herzberg, Germany

Overview

As of 2004, its population is 10,968 and the mayor is Michael Oecknigk of the Christian Democratic Union.

Herzberg (Elster) is twinned with the following cities:

  • Büdingen, Hesse
  • Świebodzin, Poland
  • Dixon, Illinois, United States of America
  • Soest, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • From 1939 to 1945 there was the Deutschlandsender Herzberg/Elster, a huge longwave transmitter, whose mast was the second tallest construction in the world, at Herzberg/Elster. The basement of the mast is still there.

    References

    Herzberg (Elster) Wikipedia


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