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Buko Coat of Arms
Coordinates: 51 ° 56 ′ 35 ″  N , 12 ° 24 ′ 28 ″  E
Height : 111 m above sea level NHN
Area : 15.82 km²
Residents : 179  (Dec. 31, 2007)
Population density : 11 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : January 1, 2009
Postal code : 06869
Area code : 034903

Buko has been part of the city of Coswig (Anhalt) in the Wittenberg district in Saxony-Anhalt (Germany) since January 1st, 2009 .


Buko in the southwestern foothills of the Fläming is located between Rosseltal and the sources of the Olbitzgraben , about 40 meters higher than the middle Elbe, which runs about eight kilometers to the south . The area is very wooded (55% of the Buko district is forested). The terrain is characterized by rolling hills: the trade mountains west of Buko reach 119 m above sea level. NN , the Kreuzberge in the east 152 m. The town of Coswig (Anhalt) is 7 km, Dessau-Roßlau 13 km away.


coat of arms

Blazon : "In blue a silver phoenix ready to fly with a knocked-out tongue and a golden beak, rising from golden fire over silver logs."

The coat of arms was designed in 1997 by the Magdeburg municipal heraldist Jörg Mantzsch and included in the approval process.


The flag is silver (white) - blue striped lengthways. The coat of arms of the former municipality is placed in the middle of the flag.

Economy and Infrastructure

After German reunification, the town's infrastructure was further expanded (street modernization, sewerage, telephone cables). The Dorfgasthof Fläminger Bauernschänke opened a few years ago.

Established businesses

The largest employer in town is an agricultural cooperative. There is also an electrical trade company, a joinery and a car workshop.

Transport links

Buko is located between the federal highway 187a ( Zerbst / Anhalt - Coswig ) and the Köselitz motorway junction ( A 9 Berlin - Munich ). A road leads to Dessau-Roßlau via the neighboring town of Düben . In Coswig (Anhalt) and Jeber-Bergfrieden there are rail connections to Dessau-Roßlau, Potsdam and Wittenberg .

Culture and sights

Regular events

  • Women's Carnival on the last weekend in January and Men's Carnival four weeks later
  • Easter fire
  • annual village festival and football tournament

Web links

Commons : Buko (Coswig)  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. StBA: Area changes on 01/01/2009