Wilkau-Haßlau

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Wilkau-Haßlau
Coat of arms of Wilkau-Haßlau
Coat of arms
Wilkau-Haßlau   is located in Germany
Wilkau-Haßlau
Wilkau-Haßlau
Coordinates: 50°40′N 12°31′E / 50.667°N 12.517°E / 50.667; 12.517Coordinates: 50°40′N 12°31′E / 50.667°N 12.517°E / 50.667; 12.517
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Zwickau
Government
 • Mayor Stefan Feustel (CDU)
Area
 • Total 12.70 km2 (4.90 sq mi)
Elevation 280 m (920 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,397
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 08112
Dialling codes 0375, 037602
Vehicle registration Z
Website www.wilkau-hasslau.de

Wilkau-Haßlau is a town in the Zwickau district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Zwickauer Mulde, about 6 km south of Zwickau.

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Location[edit]

The town lies at the foot of the Ore Mountains in a valley bowl, about 6 kilometers south of the town of Zwickau and is divided by the Zwickauer Mulde rivers and the Rödelbach stream. Left of the Mulde are the former parishes of Haara, Neuhaara, Culitzsch and Wilkau, right of the river are Oberhaßlau, Niederhaßlau, Silberstraße and Rosenthal, as well as Sandberg, only settled in recent decades, which was formed by the division of the parish of Bockwa.

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Its neighbouring municipalities are Hirschfeld and Reinsdorf and the towns of Kirchberg, Wildenfels and Zwickau in the district of Zwickau.

Wilkau-Haßlau

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