Locality

St. Egidien is part of the Erz mountain basin and is close to the south west granulite mountains. It spans a total length of 3.8 km in the Zwickau county at the Lungwitzbach (between Niederlungwitz and Rüsdorf). The Lungwitzbach falls about 10 m along this distance.

Population

Since 1996 the commune St. Egidien has 3 parts called St. Egidien, Kuhschnappel and Lobsdorf. Latest values (Dec 2015) show 3302 inhabitans living on an area of 21.24 km².

Current Issues

In order to further reduce the risk of infection with the corona virus, the Free State of Saxony closes almost all private and public institutions by general decree and prohibits all events.

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Sights

Museum of minerals
...like agates found in St. Egidien.

Half-timbered buildings
...like the Eulenhaus which was build in 16th century and therfore is under monument protection.

Native museum
...exhibiting parts of 4 centuries.

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Further Facts

Major: Uwe Redlich

highest building: Chimney of the former nickel foundry (height: 140 m)