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Marienberg is a town in Germany. It was the district capital of the Mittlerer Erzgebirgskreis (Central Ore Mountains district) in the southern part of Saxony, and since August 2008 it has been part of the new district of Erzgebirgskreis. As of 2007, the town had 14,181 inhabitants.

Marienberg is a town in Germany. It was the district capital of the Mittlerer Erzgebirgskreis (Central Ore Mountains district) in the southern part of Saxony, and since August 2008 it has been part of the new district of Erzgebirgskreis. As of 2007, the town had 14,181 inhabitants.

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The first documented evidence related to Marienberg is the mentioning of the village W├╝stenschletta as Sletyn in 1323. However, the town was founded on 27 April 1521 by Henry IV, Duke of Saxony after silver had been found in 1519. Marienberg was granted city rights in 1523 and had its own board of mines since 1525. In 1555, there were more than a thousand mines in the Marienberg area. After the exhaustion of the silver, copper and tin were mined in the 17th century. The last mine was closed in 1899. Today, tourism is an important sector of the economy.

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Marienberg is a town in Germany. It was the district capital of the Mittlerer Erzgebirgskreis (Central Ore Mountains district) in the southern part of Saxony, and since August 2008 it has been part of the new district of Erzgebirgskreis. As of 2007, the town had 14,181 inhabitants.

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