Saint Martin Church
|Subdivisions||Kernstadt, 4 Ortsteile|
|• Mayor||Lothar Ungerer|
|• Total||19.77 km2 (7.63 sq mi)|
|Elevation||253 m (830 ft)|
|• Density||770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
As of 31 December 2008, there were 16,517 inhabitants. The population has declined from a peak of over 26,000 in the 1940s.
Meerane was once important for the manufacture of woollen and mixed cloths; associated industries such as dyeworks, tanneries and machine factories were also located there.
- There are several parks: Wilhelm-Wunderlich Park, Annapark, Schillerpark
- The city hall was built in 1727, and has been completely restored
- The Lutheran church of St. Martinskirche was first documented in 1314
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