Tornau, Wittenberg

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Tornau
Ortsteil of Gräfenhainichen
Tornau is located in Germany
Tornau
Tornau
Coordinates: 51°38′N 12°36′E / 51.633°N 12.600°E / 51.633; 12.600Coordinates: 51°38′N 12°36′E / 51.633°N 12.600°E / 51.633; 12.600
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictWittenberg
TownGräfenhainichen
Area
 • Total25.81 km2 (9.97 sq mi)
Elevation118 m (387 ft)
Population (2009-12-31)
 • Total559
 • Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes06774
Dialling codes034243
Vehicle registrationWB
Websitewww.tornau-heidedorf.de

Tornau is a village and a former municipality in Wittenberg district in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Since 1 January 2011, it is part of the town Gräfenhainichen. It was part of the administrative community (Verwaltungsgemeinschaft) of Tor zur Dübener Heide.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Tornau lies about 5 km north of Bad Düben in the Düben Heath Nature Park.

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Politics[edit]

The municipal council is made up of nine councillors.

  • CDU 1 seat
  • Independent candidates 8 seats

(as of municipal election on 5 September 2004)

Economy and transportation[edit]

Federal Highway (Bundesstraße) B 2 between Leipzig and Wittenberg runs straight through the municipality, while State Highway (Landesstraße) 130, which connects to the B 2 and the B 183/107, crosses the municipal area.

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