Riesigk

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Riesigk
Ortsteil of Oranienbaum-Wörlitz
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Riesigk   is located in Germany
Riesigk
Riesigk
Coordinates: 51°49′N 12°28′E / 51.817°N 12.467°E / 51.817; 12.467Coordinates: 51°49′N 12°28′E / 51.817°N 12.467°E / 51.817; 12.467
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Wittenberg
Town Oranienbaum-Wörlitz
Area
 • Total 6.13 km2 (2.37 sq mi)
Elevation 62 m (203 ft)
Population (2014-12-31)
 • Total 198
 • Density 32/km2 (84/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06785
Dialling codes 034905
Vehicle registration WB

Riesigk is a village and a former municipality in Germany not far from the town of Wittenberg in the district of Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, on the south side of the Elbe river. Since 1 January 2011, it is part of the town Oranienbaum-Wörlitz. It has a population of about 198 (2014).

History[edit]

The village was chartered in 1200 the first time with the name Riswig.

  • 1603 : the area was attached as a part of Anhalt.
  • 1797 - 1800 : the neogothic church was erected.

Places of interest[edit]

  • Church of Riesigk
Church of Riesigk

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