Rositz

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Rositz
Coat of arms of Rositz
Coat of arms
Rositz   is located in Germany
Rositz
Rositz
Coordinates: 51°1′0″N 12°22′0″E / 51.01667°N 12.36667°E / 51.01667; 12.36667Coordinates: 51°1′0″N 12°22′0″E / 51.01667°N 12.36667°E / 51.01667; 12.36667
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Altenburger Land
Municipal assoc. Rositz
Subdivisions 5
Government
 • Mayor Steffen Stange (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 12.66 km2 (4.89 sq mi)
Elevation 185 m (607 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,964
 • Density 230/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 04617
Dialling codes 034498
Vehicle registration ABG

Rositz is a municipality in the district Altenburger Land, in Thuringia, Germany.

History[edit]

Within the German Empire (1871-1918), Rositz was part of the Duchy of Saxe-Altenburg.

An RAF raid bombed the oil refinery in Rositz on February 14/15, 1945 as part of Operation Thunderclap.

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