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Coswig, Saxony

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Coswig (German pronunciation: [ˈkɔsvɪç]; Upper Sorbian: Kosowiki) is a town in the district of Meißen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the right bank of the Elbe, approximately 9 km southeast of Meißen, and 13 km northwest of Dresden. It is the home of Fachkrankenhaus Coswig, a hospital specializing in thoracic surgery.

Coswig
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Coat of arms of Coswig
Coat of arms
Location of Coswig within Meißen district
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Coswig is located in Germany
Coswig
Coswig
Coswig is located in Saxony
Coswig
Coswig
Coordinates: 51°8′N 13°35′E / 51.133°N 13.583°E / 51.133; 13.583Coordinates: 51°8′N 13°35′E / 51.133°N 13.583°E / 51.133; 13.583
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictMeißen
Subdivisions5
Government
 • MayorMichael Reichenbach (CDU)
Area
 • Total25.85 km2 (9.98 sq mi)
Elevation
118 m (387 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total20,817
 • Density810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01631–01640
Dialling codes03523
Vehicle registrationMEI, GRH, RG, RIE
Websitewww.coswig.de

The town can be reached from Dresden by Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe's tram route 4, or from both Dresden and Meißen by Dresden S-Bahn line S1 and further regional railway lines at Coswig's railway station.

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

Personalities who have worked on the groundEdit

 
Teresa Carreño

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen jeweils am Monatsende ausgewählter Berichtsmonate nach Gemeinden" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2019.