Stadtteil of Dessau-Roßlau
|• Total||182.81 km2 (70.58 sq mi)|
|Elevation||61 m (200 ft)|
|• Density||370/km2 (960/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
Dessau is a town and former municipality in Saxony-Anhalt in Germany. The next larger cities are Halle, about 40 km southwest, Leipzig, about 52 km south and Magdeburg, about 54 km northwest. The city became well known for its college of architecture Bauhaus (Architecture House or Building House related to the German verb for "build") founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar. In July 2007 it was merged with Roßlau to the new city of Dessau-Roßlau.
Position of Dessau in Germany
main building of the Bauhaus in Dessau (2003)
References[change | change source]
- Einwohner mit Hauptwohnsitz am 31.12.2020 (OR 07-21, SBB1-5), Stadt Dessau-Roßlau, accessed 28 September 2021.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Dessau at Wikimedia Commons