Flöha is a town in the district of Mittelsachsen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. Flöha is situated on the confluence of the rivers Zschopau and Flöha, 10 km (6.21 mi) east of Chemnitz.

Flöha
Flöha
Flöha
Coat of arms of Flöha
Coat of arms
Location of Flöha within Mittelsachsen district
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Flöha is located in Germany
Flöha
Flöha
Flöha is located in Saxony
Flöha
Flöha
Coordinates: 50°51′21″N 13°4′17″E / 50.85583°N 13.07139°E / 50.85583; 13.07139Coordinates: 50°51′21″N 13°4′17″E / 50.85583°N 13.07139°E / 50.85583; 13.07139
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictMittelsachsen
Government
 • MayorFriedrich Schlosser (CDU)
Area
 • Total27.61 km2 (10.66 sq mi)
Elevation
275 m (902 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total10,762
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
09557
Dialling codes03726
Vehicle registrationFG, BED, DL, FLÖ, HC, MW, RL
Websitewww.floeha.de

Flöha station connects the town to Dresden, Chemnitz, Freiberg, Annaberg-Buchholz and other places.

HistoryEdit

During World War II, a subcamp of Flossenbürg concentration camp was located in Flöha.[2]

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

Personalities who have worked in the cityEdit

 
Samuel-von-Pufendorf

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen jeweils am Monatsende ausgewählter Berichtsmonate nach Gemeinden" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Christine O'Keefe. Concentration Camps