City of Coswig (Anhalt)
|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 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.
The largest employer in town is an agricultural cooperative. There is also an electrical trade company, a joinery and a car workshop.
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
- Grave site in the local cemetery for a Soviet prisoner of war known by name who was the victim of forced labor in 1943
- Women's Carnival on the last weekend in January and Men's Carnival four weeks later
- Easter fire
- annual village festival and football tournament