Located in the middle of Germany, automotive companies, mechanical engineering and the textile industry are also benefitting from the close location to the Czech Republic and the regions of Bavaria and Thuringia.
Klingenthal was founded in 1591. It is a town Southeast of Saxony at the border with the Czech Republic with about 9,000 inhabitants.
In former times known for manufacturing musical instruments such as violins, clarinets, saxophones, mouth organs, bandoneons, etc., Klingenthal nowadays is mainly known for the beautiful hilly landscape of the Nature Park Erzgebirge/Vogtland.
Hiking and biking in summer, sports fans find ideal conditions especially for cross country skiing in winter.
The annual world cup for ski jumping and Nordic combination takes place in the Vogtland Arena.