City of Coswig (Anhalt)
|Height :||95 m above sea level NN|
|Area :||12.25 km²|
|Residents :||259 (Dec. 31, 2007)|
|Population density :||21 inhabitants / km²|
|Incorporation :||March 1, 2009|
|Postal code :||06869|
|Area code :||034903|
Location of Düben in Saxony-Anhalt
The place is in the transition area from Fläming to the Elbe valley . In the forest area northeast of Düben the trade mountains reach 119 m above sea level. NN . The Olbitzgraben flows through Düben, which flows into the Elbe near Klieken-Schlangengrube. The core city of Coswig (Anhalt) is just under seven kilometers away, the city of Dessau-Roßlau about eleven kilometers away.
The Steinmühle district west of Düben belonged to the former municipality of Düben.
Düben first appeared in a document in 1280 ( Codex diplomaticus Anhaltinus ). On July 1, 2007, the municipality of Düben was incorporated into the Wittenberg district due to a district reform from the former Anhalt-Zerbst district.
The community of Düben was incorporated into Coswig (Anhalt) on March 1, 2009.
coat of arms
Blazon : "In silver over a blue corrugated shield base, a blue mill wheel with a black hub, surrounded by two facing, blue, black-contoured oak leaves."
The coat of arms was designed in 1997 by the municipal heraldist Jörg Mantzsch and included in the approval process.
The flag is blue - silver (white) striped lengthways. The municipality's coat of arms is placed in the middle of the flag.
Economy and Infrastructure
Today the community is characterized by agriculture as well as small craft and trading companies. A pony pension was established a few years ago.
The state road 121 (formerly federal road 187a ) from Zerbst to Coswig (Anhalt) leads through Düben. There is a rail connection in the neighboring towns of Klieken and Coswig (Anhalt) ( Roßlau – Falkenberg / Elster line ). The “Coswig” motorway junction ( A 9 Berlin – Munich) is five kilometers away .
Culture and sights
- Field stone church of St. Petri
The voluntary fire brigade and the traditional association organize the carnival, the Easter bonfire and the village festival every year.
- Theodor Kirsch (1818–1889), German entomologist