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

A Town of Lego
6th to 9th of Nov., 15.30 to 18.00 o'clock,
Glauchauer Str. 9

St. Martin's parade
11th of Nov.,16.30 o'clock,
Lungwitzer Str. 41

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.

OpenStreetMap

Further Facts

Major: Uwe Redlich

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