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Welterbe Montanregion Erzgebirge e. V.

Welterbe Montanregion Erzgebirge e. V. (World Heritage Association) has been the association responsible for the Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region UNESCO World Heritage Site on the Saxon side of the region since 2016. It consists of the districts of Erzgebirgskreis, Mittelsachsen and Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge (represented by their district administrators) and 31 towns and communities in the region (represented by their mayors) as public corporations. The association was founded on 21 May 2015 in Annaberg-Buchholz, where it is also based.

Together with the Czech non-profit organisation Montanregion Erzgebirge - Krušné Hory, o.p.s., it is responsible for the World Heritage Site.

The association board is formed as follows:

Chair: Erzgebirgskreis

1st Deputy: District of Mittelsachsen

2nd Deputy: Large district town of Freiberg

Other members: Large district town of Annaberg-Buchholz, large district town of Schwarzenberg, town of Kurort Altenberg, community of Halsbrücke