Friesdorf (Mansfeld)

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City of Mansfeld
Coat of arms of Friesdorf
Coordinates: 51 ° 35 ′ 21 ″  N , 11 ° 18 ′ 12 ″  E
Height : 238 m above sea level NHN
Residents : 354
Incorporation : March 6, 2009
Postal code : 06343
Area code : 034775
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Location of Friesdorf in Mansfeld
Friesdorf (Saxony-Anhalt)
Location of Friesdorf in Saxony-Anhalt

Since March 6, 2009, Friesdorf has been part of the town of Mansfeld in the west of the Mansfeld-Südharz district in Saxony-Anhalt (Germany). The formerly independent community has 354 inhabitants (December 31, 2007) on 18.03 km² and belonged to the administrative community Wipper-Eine . The last honorary mayor of Friesdorf was Jörg Borchardt.


Friesdorf is located in the valley of the upper Wipper in the Lower Harz , approx. 14 km from the city center of Mansfeld and 14 km from Sangerhausen . In the wooded surroundings of Friesdorf heights of up to 397 m above sea level are reached. NN reached ( Eichberg ).

The district of Rammelburg with Rammelburg Castle belonged to the municipality of Friesdorf .


Friesdorf appears as "Fridurichsdorph" in the Hersfeld tithe register as early as the 9th century. In 1548 the "Mansfeld Chronicle" reported on the bear catch in the then Rammelburg office .

The traditions in Friesdorf include the annual Heimatfest, the parade with the pea bear , witch and bear guide on the second weekend in January and the Easter bonfire .

On March 6, 2009 Friesdorf was incorporated into Mansfeld.


coat of arms

The coat of arms was designed by the heraldist Lutz Döring .


  • Path pillar and thousand-year-old oak not far from the Rammelburger Burg-Schenke
  • Rest area "Rammelburgblick" on Clausstraße - view of the castle as well as Brocken and Großer Auerberg (when visibility is good)
  • "Desert Church" at the end of the "Hammeltrift"
  • Burial in the local cemetery for an individual known Poland , which during the Second World War, a victim of forced labor was and ibid
  • Memorial stone for Johannes Lepsius , who took up his first pastor in Friesdorf and started his fight against the genocide of the Armenians here.

Transport links

Friesdorf is 2 km south of the federal highway 242 (the Harz-Hochstraße or also called Clausstraße). There is a road connection to Sangerhausen via the neighboring town of Wippra .

The Friesdorf and Friesdorf Ost (formerly Rammelburg) stops are on the Klostermansfeld – Wippra railway line , which opened in 1920, but since April 13, 2015, regular passenger traffic on the line has been essentially limited to tourist-oriented traffic on weekends and holidays.


  • Hermann Schotte: Rammelburger Chronik. History of the old Mansfeld office of Rammelburg and the spots, villages and estates belonging to it Wippra, Abberode, Biesenrode , Braunschwende, Forst Braunschwende, Friesdorf, Haida, Hermerode, Hilkenschwende, Königerode, Popperode, Rammelburg, Ritzgerode, Steinbrücken , Halle 1906, new edition 2005 .

Web links

Commons : Friesdorf  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. StBA: Area changes from January 2nd to December 31st, 2009