Wilkau-Haßlau is a town in the Zwickau district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Zwickauer Mulde, about 6 km south of Zwickau.

Wilkau-Haßlau
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Wilkau-Haßlau
Coat of arms
Location of Wilkau-Haßlau within Zwickau district
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Wilkau-Haßlau is located in Germany
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Wilkau-Haßlau is located in Saxony
Wilkau-Haßlau
Wilkau-Haßlau
Coordinates: 50°40′N 12°31′E / 50.667°N 12.517°E / 50.667; 12.517Coordinates: 50°40′N 12°31′E / 50.667°N 12.517°E / 50.667; 12.517
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictZwickau
Government
 • MayorStefan Feustel (CDU)
Area
 • Total12.70 km2 (4.90 sq mi)
Elevation
280 m (920 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,784
 • Density770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
08112
Dialling codes0375, 037602
Vehicle registrationZ
Websitewww.wilkau-hasslau.de

GeographyEdit

LocationEdit

The town lies at the foot of the Ore Mountains in a valley bowl, about 6 kilometers south of the town of Zwickau and is divided by the Zwickauer Mulde rivers and the Rödelbach stream. Left of the Mulde are the former parishes of Haara, Neuhaara, Culitzsch and Wilkau, right of the river are Oberhaßlau, Niederhaßlau, Silberstraße and Rosenthal, as well as Sandberg, only settled in recent decades, which was formed by the division of the parish of Bockwa.

Neighbouring municipalitiesEdit

Its neighbouring municipalities are Hirschfeld and Reinsdorf and the towns of Kirchberg, Wildenfels and Zwickau in the district of Zwickau.

 
Wilkau-Haßlau

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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