Riesa

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Riesa
Riesa-Elbansicht.jpg
Coat of arms of Riesa
Coat of arms
Riesa is located in Germany
Riesa
Riesa
Location of Riesa within Meißen district
Riesa in MEI.svg
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CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictMeißen
Government
 • MayorMarco Müller (CDU)
Area
 • Total58.91 km2 (22.75 sq mi)
Elevation
109 m (358 ft)
Population
(2016-12-31)[1]
 • 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. "Aktuelle Einwohnerzahlen nach Gemeinden 2016] (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2016.