Köthen

capital of the district of Anhalt-Bitterfeld Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Köthen (Anhalt) (1885–1927 officially Cöthen) is a city in the state of Saxony-Anhalt in Germany. It is the capital of the district of Anhalt-Bitterfeld. As of 31 December 2018, 25,911 people lived there.

Köthen (Anhalt)
Boulevard
Boulevard
Coat of arms of Köthen (Anhalt)
Coat of arms
Location of Köthen (Anhalt) within Anhalt-Bitterfeld district
Köthen (Anhalt) in ABI.png
Köthen (Anhalt) is located in Germany
Köthen (Anhalt)
Köthen (Anhalt)
Köthen (Anhalt) is located in Saxony-Anhalt
Köthen (Anhalt)
Köthen (Anhalt)
Coordinates: 51°45′0″N 11°55′0″E / 51.75000°N 11.91667°E / 51.75000; 11.91667Coordinates: 51°45′0″N 11°55′0″E / 51.75000°N 11.91667°E / 51.75000; 11.91667
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictAnhalt-Bitterfeld
Government
 • MayorBernd Hauschild (SPD)
Area
 • Total78.44 km2 (30.29 sq mi)
Elevation
80 m (260 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[2]
 • Total26,519
 • Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
06366
Dialling codes03496
Vehicle registrationABI, AZE, BTF, KÖT, ZE
Websitewww.koethen-anhalt.de
The town hall in Köthen

ReferencesEdit

  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. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).