Neustadt in Sachsen
Neustadt in Sachsen is a town in the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge is a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is named after the mountain ranges Saxon Switzerland and Erzgebirge.- History :...

 district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany
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. It is situated near the border with the Czech Republic
Czech Republic
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, 35 km east of Dresden
Dresden is the capital city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany. It is situated in a valley on the River Elbe, near the Czech border. The Dresden conurbation is part of the Saxon Triangle metropolitan area....

 (centre), and 23 km southwest of Bautzen
Bautzen is a hill-top town in eastern Saxony, Germany, and administrative centre of the eponymous district. It is located on the Spree River. As of 2008, its population is 41,161...

. At Neustadt, there is Observation Tower Height of Goetzingen
Observation Tower Height of Goetzingen
Observation Tower Height of Goetzingen is a 25 metres tall observation tower on Height of Goetzingen near Neustadt in Saxony. Observation Tower Height of Goetzingen was built in 1883 together with an inn in its proximity...

, one of the oldest lattice tower
Lattice tower
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s in the world.

On the August 1, 2007 the villages Berthelsdorf, Langburkersdorf, Niederottendorf, Oberottendorf, Rückersdorf and Rugiswalde of the former municipality Hohwald
Hohwald was a municipality in the Sächsische Schweiz district, in Saxony, Germany.On the 1 August 2007 it became part of Neustadt in Sachsen after the residents decided on the 13 May 2007 to join the larger town.- References :...

were intregrated into the town.
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