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Riesa Rathaus.JPG
Coat of arms of Riesa
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Saxony
Admin. region Dresden
District Meißen Rural District
Subdivisions 16
 • Mayor Gerti Töpfer
 • Total 58.70 km2 (22.66 sq mi)
Elevation 109 m (358 ft)
Population (2009-12-31)
 • Total 34,324
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01587, 01589, 01591, 01594
Dialling codes 03525
Vehicle registration RG
Website www.riesa.de

Riesa is a town in the district of Meißen in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is located at the river Elbe, about 40 km northwest of the Saxnony capital Dresden.