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
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
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Meißen
Government
 • Mayor Marco Müller (CDU)
Area
 • Total 58.91 km2 (22.75 sq mi)
Elevation 109 m (358 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 30,894
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01587, 01589, 01591, 01594
Dialling codes 03525
Vehicle registration MEI, GRH, RG, RIE
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.

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.