Espenhain

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Espenhain
Church
Church
Espenhain   is located in Germany
Espenhain
Espenhain
Coordinates: 51°11′30″N 12°28′10″E / 51.19167°N 12.46944°E / 51.19167; 12.46944Coordinates: 51°11′30″N 12°28′10″E / 51.19167°N 12.46944°E / 51.19167; 12.46944
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Leipzig
Municipal assoc. Rötha
Subdivisions 4
Government
 • Mayor Jürgen Frisch
Area
 • Total 28.15 km2 (10.87 sq mi)
Elevation 164 m (538 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,301
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 04579
Dialling codes 034206
Vehicle registration L

Espenhain is a municipality in the Leipzig district, in Saxony, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Espenhain is situated in the Leipzig Bay approx. 20 km south Leipzig and 8 km north of Borna, in the middle of the newly minted New Lake District.

Solar power plant[edit]

The solar power plant Espenhain Leipzig is in the municipality. This power plant is a photovoltaic power station. It is a partnership project of the Berlin project development company Geosol and Shell. The power plant was dedicated on the September 8, 2004 and at that time one of the largest of its type in Europe.

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