Glauchau

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Glauchau
Train station
Train station
Coat of arms of Glauchau
Glauchau is located in Germany
Glauchau
Coordinates 50°49′24″N 12°32′40″E / 50.82333°N 12.54444°E / 50.82333; 12.54444
Administration
Country Germany
State Saxony
Admin. region Chemnitz
District Zwickau
Town subdivisions 7
Mayor Karl-Otto Stetter (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 51.49 km2 (19.88 sq mi)
Elevation 266 m  (873 ft)
Population 24,684  (31 December 2009)
 - Density 479 /km2 (1,242 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate GC
Postal code 08371
Area code 03763
Website www.glauchau.de

Glauchau is a town in Saxony, Germany. It is near the river Mulde, 7 miles north of Zwickau and 17 miles west of Chemnitz by rail. It is part of the Zwickau district.

Population[change | edit source]

The population development

1834 to 1939

  • 1834 – 06,296
  • 1875 – 21,743
  • 1880 – 21,358
  • 1885 – 21,715
  • 1890 – 23,405
  • 1910 – 25,155
  • 1933 – 31,199
  • 1939 – 33,833

1946 to 1997

  • 1946 – 34,996
  • 1950 – 35,387
  • 1960 – 33,635
  • 1971 – 31,828
  • 1981 – 30,029
  • 1984 – 29,343
  • 1995 – 28,128
  • 1997 – 27,935

1999 to 2009

  • 1999 – 27,592
  • 2001 – 27,047
  • 2003 – 26,633
  • 2005 – 26,044
  • 2007 – 25,357
  • 2009 - 24,684