Riesa

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Riesa
Riesa-Elbansicht.jpg
Coat of arms of Riesa
Coat of arms
Location of Riesa within Meißen district
Riesa in MEI.svg
Riesa is located in Germany
Riesa
Riesa
Riesa is located in Saxony
Riesa
Riesa
Coordinates: 51°18′29″N 13°17′38″E / 51.30806°N 13.29389°E / 51.30806; 13.29389Coordinates: 51°18′29″N 13°17′38″E / 51.30806°N 13.29389°E / 51.30806; 13.29389
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictMeißen
Government
 • MayorMarco Müller (CDU)
Area
 • Total58.91 km2 (22.75 sq mi)
Elevation
109 m (358 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total30,894
 • Density520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01587, 01589, 01591, 01594
Dialling codes03525
Vehicle registrationMEI, GRH, RG, RIE
Websitewww.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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Aktuelle Einwohnerzahlen nach Gemeinden 2016] (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2016.