Gößnitz

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For the town in Styria, see Gößnitz, Austria.
Gößnitz
Coat of arms of Gößnitz
Coat of arms
Gößnitz   is located in Germany
Gößnitz
Gößnitz
Coordinates: 50°53′25″N 12°25′58″E / 50.89028°N 12.43278°E / 50.89028; 12.43278Coordinates: 50°53′25″N 12°25′58″E / 50.89028°N 12.43278°E / 50.89028; 12.43278
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Altenburger Land
Subdivisions 6
Government
 • Mayor Wolfgang Scholz
Area
 • Total 14.04 km2 (5.42 sq mi)
Elevation 202 m (663 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,581
 • Density 260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 04639
Dialling codes 034493
Vehicle registration ABG
Website www.goessnitz.de

Gößnitz is a town in the Altenburger Land district, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated on the river Pleiße, 12 km south of Altenburg, and 20 km northwest of Zwickau. Gößnitz received its town charter in 1718.

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