Wettinerbrunnen, erected in memory of the 1307 battle
|• Mayor||Kathrin Backmann|
|• Total||12.99 km2 (5.02 sq mi)|
|Elevation||150 m (490 ft)|
|• Density||290/km2 (760/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The settlement of the area around Lucka occurred in the early Stone Age (5000-2500 b.c.). Lucka was first mentioned in writing in 1320 as "opidum Luckowe". The area was also the site of a battle in 1307 between the Habsburgs and the Wettins. Within the German Empire (1871–1918), Lucka was part of the Duchy of Saxe-Altenburg.
Lucka is twinned with:
Lucka is divided into three parts: the town itself, Breitenhain and Prößdorf.
- Otto Engert—a Communist politician (b. in Prößdorf)
- Erika Zuchold - World Champion and Olympic Medalist in Gymnastics
- The information in this article is based on and/or translated from that found in its German equivalent.
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