|• Mayor||Michael Reichenbach (CDU)|
|• Total||25.85 km2 (9.98 sq mi)|
|Elevation||118 m (387 ft)|
|• Density||810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Coswig (German pronunciation: [ˈkɔsvɪç]; Upper Sorbian: Kosowiki) is a town in the district of Meißen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the right bank of the Elbe, approximately 9 km southeast of Meißen, and 13 km northwest of Dresden. It is the home of Fachkrankenhaus Coswig, a hospital specializing in thoracic surgery.
The town can be reached from Dresden by Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe's tram route 4, or from both Dresden and Meißen by Dresden S-Bahn line S1 and further regional railway lines at Coswig's railway station.
Sons and daughters of the city
- Monika Mrklas (born 1942), cross-country skier and cyclist
- Heinz Werner (born 1928), porcelain artist
- Hans-Ulrich Thomale (born 1944), footballer and coach
Personalities who have worked on the ground
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