Riesa

town in the district of Meißen in the Free State of Saxony, Germany

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 Saxony capital Dresden.

Riesa
Riesa-Elbansicht.jpg
Coat of arms of Riesa
Location of Riesa within Meißen district
Riesa in MEI.svg
Riesa is located in Germany
Riesa
Riesa
Riesa is located in Saxony
Riesa
Riesa
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
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictMeißen
Subdivisions16
Government
 • MayorMarco Müller (CDU)
Area
 • Total58.91 km2 (22.75 sq mi)
Elevation
109 m (358 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total29,256
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
01587, 01589, 01591, 01594
Dialling codes03525
Vehicle registrationMEI, GRH, RG, RIE
Websitewww.riesa.de

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen nach Gemeinden am 31. Dezember 2020". Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). June 2021.