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City of Annaburg
Coordinates: 51 ° 45 ′ 50 ″  N , 13 ° 1 ′ 25 ″  E
Height : 75 m
Incorporation : February 16, 2003
Postal code : 06925
Area code : 035385
Purzien (Saxony-Anhalt)

Location of Purzien in Saxony-Anhalt

Purzien Church
Purzien Church

Purzien is a district of Annaburg in Saxony-Anhalt , Germany . The place is on the country road between Schweinitz and Annaburg.


The place is first mentioned under the name Bortzin in a deed of donation from 1339 issued by Rudolf I. Until 1815 the place belonged to the office of Annaburg . In 1550, 18 possessed men lived here, eleven of whom were coaches and seven gardeners who were directly subordinate to the Lochau office. The spelling of the place name at that time was Burtzien .

The town hall bordered with the towns of Schweinitz, Jessen and Lochau and the villages of Klossa , Löben and the Annaburg Heath .

Purzien was already a branch of the church in Annaburg in the 16th century.

On February 16, 2003, Purzien was incorporated into Annaburg.

Culture and sights

  • The church built in 1865 , the previous building of which is dated to 1376.

Web links

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

Individual evidence

  1. ^ StBA: Changes in the municipalities in Germany, see 2003
  2. History of the place