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Coordinates: 51 ° 45 ′ 2 "  N , 12 ° 24 ′ 50"  E
Height : 77 m
Area : 24.47 km²
Residents : 624  (Dec. 31, 2005)
Population density : 26 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : January 1, 2007
Postal code : 06773
Area code : 034953

Jüdenberg is a district of the city of Graefenhainichen in the district of Wittenberg in Saxony-Anhalt .

Village church


Jüdenberg is located approx. 4 km northwest of the core town of Graefenhainichen on the edge of the Middle Elbe biosphere reserve .


Jüdenberg, like the neighboring Zschiesewitz, belonged to the Electoral Saxon office of Graefenhainichen until 1815 . The decisions of the Congress of Vienna led to Prussia and in 1816 the district Bitterfeld in the administrative district of Merseburg of the Province of Saxony assigned to which it belonged until the 1944th

The community of Jüdenberg lost its independence on January 1, 2007 when it was incorporated into the city of Graefenhainichen . Mayor or local mayor is Wolfgang Zemelka ( Die Linke ), who has held the post since the death of Mayor Heinz Powroznik in 2006.

Economy and Infrastructure

  • Business
  • gastronomy



The federal road 107, which connects Coswig (Anhalt) and Bad Düben , leads directly through the community. The district road K 2 038 leads to Möhlau .

The federal highway 9 ( Munich - Berlin ), junction Dessau-Ost , is approx. 16 km away.


Jüdenberg was on the Zschornewitzer Kleinbahn .
The next Deutsche Bahn train station is in Graefenhainichen on the Berlin – Halle line, approx. 4 km away. Oranienbaum station on the Dessau – Wörlitz railway line is only served in the summer season. Until 1955, a mine railway connected Bergwitz with the Zschornewitz power station . This railway line ran east of the community. Parts of the abandoned railway embankment were later used as an access road for the Golpa-Nord opencast lignite mine .

Freight traffic on the mine railway line from the Golpa-Nord open-cast lignite mine to the Vockerode lignite power station was stopped in 1994 after the power station was shut down. The Zschornewitzer Kleinbahn is still used on a section for special trips to Ferropolis , for this purpose the old signal box was converted into a stop.


  • Grave site in the local cemetery for an Italian military internee known by name who was a victim of forced labor in 1944
  • Memorial stele from 1988 by the wood sculptor Wolfgang Köppe to the Jewish victims of the agricultural school in the Bomsdorf homestead , who were murdered by SA men in the November pogrom in 1938


Individual evidence

  1. ^ Karlheinz Blaschke , Uwe Ulrich Jäschke : Kursächsischer Ämteratlas. Leipzig 2009, ISBN 978-3-937386-14-0 ; P. 22 f.
  2. ^ The district of Bitterfeld in the municipality register 1900
  3. StBA Area: changes from 01.01. until December 31, 2007

Web links

Commons : Jüdenberg  - collection of images, videos and audio files