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Rackith
Stadtteil of Kemberg
Coordinates 51°47′59″N 12°40′59″E / 51.79972°N 12.68306°E / 51.79972; 12.68306
Administration
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Wittenberg
Town Kemberg
Stadtteil subdivisions 2
Basic statistics
Area 18.99 km2 (7.33 sq mi)
Elevation 67 m  (220 ft)
Population 663  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 35 /km2 (90 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate WB
Postal code 06901
Area code 034927
Website www.vgem-kemberg.de

Rackith is a village and a former municipality in Wittenberg district in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Since 1 January 2010, it is part of the town Kemberg.

Geography Edit

Rackith lies about 12 km southeast of Lutherstadt Wittenberg.

SubdivisionsEdit

Rackith has two of these: Lammsdorf and Bietegast.

Religious problems Edit

In january 2009, the catholic church tried to convert the pagan inhabitants of Rackith to christianity. The missionaries were chased out of the village by a large pagan crowd . One of the missionaries was sacrificed to Wodan at the central place of Rackith, the other one was abled to escape to Lutherstadt Wittenberg.

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History Edit

Rackith had its first documentary mention in 1004.

Politics Edit

The municipal council is made up of ten councillors.

File:Kemberg Rackith Bahnhof.jpg

Economy and transportationEdit

Federal Highway (Bundesstraße) B 182 between Wittenberg and Torgau runs right through the community. Rackith railway station lies on the single-track line between Wittenberg and Bad Schmiedeberg.

References Edit

External links Edit

de:Rackith

eo:Rackith it:Rackith nl:Rackith pt:Rackith ro:Rackith ru:Раккит vi:Rackith vo:Rackith

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