- The title of this article contains the character ß. Where it is unavailable or not wanted, the name may be written as Grossenhain.
Großenhain is the capital of the Riesa-Großenhain Rural District, Saxony, Germany.
Großenhain was originally a Sorbian settlement. It was first mentioned in 1205.
Großenhain is on the river Röder, 30 km northwest of Dresden, and 17 km east of Riesa.
It is also on Via Regia from Görlitz to Santiago de Compostela.
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- ↑ Großenhain, Steifzug durch eine sächsische Kleinstadt 2002, Gräser Verlag