|• Mayor||Doris Berlin|
|• Total||295.73 km2 (114.18 sq mi)|
|Elevation||83 m (272 ft)|
|• Density||45/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The Castle of Coswig was mentioned first in 1187. There is no evidence for slav settlements before this date. In 1215 Coswig is called an "Oppidium". During this time it was one the most important cities North of the river Elbe. In the 16th century Coswig was already connected to a drinking water pipe from Wörpen. Weaving, pottery and farming played the most important role in economics. The city was nearly completely destroyed by Hispanic troops during the Schmalkaldic War. From 1603 to 1793, Coswig belonged to Anhalt-Zerbst. The Castle was constructed at the end of the 17th century. The train station was inaugurated on September 10 of 1841. In 1987 the city celebrated its 800th-year of existence.
- Coswig Castle
- Nicolaikirche (church)
- New Apostolic Church
- Coswig Ferry, a reaction ferry across the Elbe to Wörlitz
- Bismarck Tower
- Amtshaus and Townhall
Turnout at the last election on June 13 in 2004 was 43,6%.
Town Council: 20 seat to the following parties:
- 7 seats - CDU
- 4 seats - Linkspartei.PDS
- 3 seats - SPD
- 3 seats - Bürgerblock
- 2 seats - FWG
- 1 seats - FDP
- Stadtallendorf, Hesse, since 1993
- ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden nach Landkreisen" (in German). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt. 31 December 2010. http://www.statistik.sachsen-anhalt.de/download/stat_berichte/6A102_hj_2010_02.pdf.
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