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About this sound Ruhland  (Sorbian: Rólany) is a town in the Oberspreewald-Lausitz district, in southern Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated on the river Schwarze Elster, 12 km southwest of Senftenberg.

Ruhland
Town square
Town square
Coat of arms of Ruhland
Coat of arms
Ruhland   is located in Germany
Ruhland
Ruhland
Coordinates: 51°28′00″N 13°52′00″E / 51.46667°N 13.86667°E / 51.46667; 13.86667Coordinates: 51°28′00″N 13°52′00″E / 51.46667°N 13.86667°E / 51.46667; 13.86667
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Oberspreewald-Lausitz
Municipal assoc. Ruhland
Government
 • Mayor Uwe Kminikowski (CDU)
Area
 • Total 37.12 km2 (14.33 sq mi)
Elevation 96 m (315 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,665
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01945
Dialling codes 035752
Vehicle registration OSL
Website www.ruhland.de

Ruhland station is a major railway junction, for freight and for passenger services. The hourly 4-way connection between locomotive-hauled passenger services converging from Hoyerswerda, Cottbus, Leipzig and Dresden is a most impressive sight.

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