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Hohenlepte's coat of arms
Coordinates: 51 ° 57 ′ 18 ″  N , 12 ° 0 ′ 35 ″  E
Height : 60 m
Area : 19.11 km²
Residents : 225  (Dec 31, 2008)
Population density : 12 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : January 1, 2010
Postal code : 39264
Area code : 03923
Hohenlepte (Saxony-Anhalt)
Location in Saxony-Anhalt

Main gate of the former Friederikenberg pleasure palace in Baditz

Hohenlepte is a district of the city of Zerbst / Anhalt in the district of Anhalt-Bitterfeld in Saxony-Anhalt , Germany.

Until December 31, 2009 Hohenlepte was an independent municipality with the associated districts Badetz, Kämeritz and Tochheim. 225 inhabitants lived in a community area of ​​19.11 km² (December 31, 2008). On January 1, 2010 the incorporation into Zerbst / Anhalt took place . The last mayor of Hohenlepte was Johannes Schäm.


The village of Hohenlepte four kilometers west of Zerbst extends from the lower Nuthe to the Elbe . The terrain of the municipality in the middle of the Middle Elbe Biosphere Reserve slopes slightly towards the Elbe. To the south of Hohenlepte are protected alluvial forests ( Steckby-Lödderitzer Forst ), which are home to beavers, among others .


On July 1, 1950, the previously independent municipalities Baditz and Kämenitz were incorporated.

coat of arms

The coat of arms was approved on February 15, 1996 by the Dessau Regional Council and registered in the Magdeburg State Archives under the coat of arms roll number 14/1996.

Blazon : "In red, a rooted silver linden tree in front of a lowered silver wavy bar."

The colors Hohenleptes are silver (white) - red.

Hohenlepte borders the Tochheim district on the Elbe , which shapes and decisively influences this landscape. According to local history, the linden tree has been a symbol of Hohenleptes since the 17th century. The corrugated bar symbolizes the Elbe, the red of the coat of arms symbolizes the fertility of the soil in this agricultural area.

Transport links

The road connections from Zerbst to Calbe (Saale) and Barby lead via Hohenlepte. In the district Tochheim the wrong ferry Breitenhagen , one of the few still used greed rope ferry , according Breitenhagen in Salzlandkreis . The next train stations are in Güterglück or in Zerbst ( Magdeburg - Dessau-Roßlau line ).

Web links

Commons : Hohenlepte  - Collection of Images

Individual evidence

  1. StBA: Area changes from January 01 to December 31, 2010