|• Mayor||Steffen Schmitz (CDU)|
|• Total||74.34 km2 (28.70 sq mi)|
|Elevation||104 m (341 ft)|
|• Density||150/km2 (380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
It was created after 1945 by the merger of Braunsdorf and Bedra.
Roßbach, famous for the Battle of Rossbach, is one of the local communities; the layout of the land had greatly changed since the battle due to coal mining and then flooding of the abandoned mines to create the Geiseltaler Lakes complex
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