Meissen (in German orthografie: Meißen, IPA: [ˈmaɪsn̩]) is a toun o approximately 30,000 aboot 25 km (16 mi) northwast o Dresden on baith banks o the Elbe river in the Free State o Saxony, in eastern Germany.

Meissen

Meißen
Albrechtsburg an Cathedral
Albrechtsburg an Cathedral
Coat o airms o Meissen
Coat o airms
Meissen is locatit in Germany
Meissen
Meissen
Location o Meissen athin Meißen destrict
Meißen in MEI.svg
Coordinates: 51°10′N 13°29′E / 51.167°N 13.483°E / 51.167; 13.483Coordinates: 51°10′N 13°29′E / 51.167°N 13.483°E / 51.167; 13.483
KintraGermany
StateSaxony
DestrictMeißen
Govrenment
 • MayorOlaf Raschke
Area
 • Total30.90 km2 (11.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Tot27,936
 • Density900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01654–01662
Diallin codes03521
Vehicle registrationMEI

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Aktuelle Einwohnerzahlen nach Gemeinden 2015] (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2016.