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Coat of arms of Altkirchen
Coat of arms
Altkirchen   is located in Germany
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Altenburger Land
Municipal assoc. Altenburger Land
 • Mayor Reinhard Hubert Fritz (CDU)
 • Total 20.05 km2 (7.74 sq mi)
Population (2014-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,027
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 04626
Dialling codes 034491
Vehicle registration ABG

Altkirchen is a German municipality in the Thuringian district of Altenburger Land and belongs to the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft of the same name.


Neighboring municipalities

Communities near Altkirchen are the city of Altenburg, Dobitschen, Drogen, Göhren, Göllnitz, Saara, and the city of Schmölln.

Municipal organization

The municipality of Altkirchen is divided into 13 districts:

  • Altkirchen
  • Gimmel
  • Gödissa
  • Göldschen
  • Großtauschwitz
  • Illsitz
  • Jauern
  • Kleintauschwitz
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