Taura is a municipality in the district of Mittelsachsen, in Saxony, Germany.

Taura
View from the Taurastein tower on Taura
View from the Taurastein tower on Taura
Coat of arms of Taura
Coat of arms
Location of Taura within Mittelsachsen district
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Taura is located in Germany
Taura
Taura
Taura is located in Saxony
Taura
Taura
Coordinates: 50°55′6″N 12°50′27″E / 50.91833°N 12.84083°E / 50.91833; 12.84083Coordinates: 50°55′6″N 12°50′27″E / 50.91833°N 12.84083°E / 50.91833; 12.84083
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictMittelsachsen
Municipal assoc.Burgstädt
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorRobert Haslinger (CDU)
Area
 • Total11.11 km2 (4.29 sq mi)
Elevation
304 m (997 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,372
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
09249
Dialling codes03724
Vehicle registrationFG
Websitewww.gemeinde-taura.de

PersonalitiesEdit

 
Johann Esche
  • Johann Esche (1682-1752), born in today's local part of Köthensdorf, German stocking manufacturer
  • Max Unger (1883-1959), musicologist, Beethoven researcher

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen jeweils am Monatsende ausgewählter Berichtsmonate nach Gemeinden" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2019.