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Hoyerswerda

(hoi'ərsvĕr`dä), city (1994 pop. 60,890), Saxony, SE Germany, on the Black Elster River; chartered 1371. Located in a lignite-mining area, it is an industrial city, manufacturing glass, bricks, and other products. Economic decline after German reunification has resulted in a significant population drop; Hoyerswerda was once a city of 75,000.

Hoyerswerda

 

a city in the German Democratic Republic (GDR), in Cottbus district; situated on the Schwarze Elster River. Population, 62,800 (1973). Hoyerswerda, a transportation junction, is a center for the mining of brown coal in the Lower Lusatian Basin. The new section of the city has a residential complex for the employees of the Schwarze Pumpe Combine.

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The city of hoyerswerda plans to build a 3-speed secondary school on the site of the former konrad-zuse-gymnasium at konrad-zuse-strae 7.
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Also, as a result of an economic autarchic policy, several industrial estates were located in the proximity of raw materials resources: Lauchhammer and Hoyerswerda (near the lignite deposits at Cottbus, copper at Legnica-Glocow (Silesia) and natural gas at Pulawy-Lublin (Poland), or the case of the towns of Most, Litvinov and Ostrov (NW Czechia) developed due to coal resources (von Hirschhausen, 1996, p.
This city is based on Hoyerswerda, where Reimann had been stationed during the first Bitterfeld program of 1959, during which writers were sent to worksites throughout the East.
The film is shown in schools to give pupils an insight into what life was like in the former east, although the plot has more in common with Hollywood than Hoyerswerda.
It confirmed the final modernisation measures were realised in the federal state of Saxony, with the technology also available in the Bautzen, Kamenz, Lobau-Zittau and Oberlausitz rural districts and the city of Hoyerswerda.
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A baker's son from the eastern town of Hoyerswerda, Sauer was born in1949.
The scandalous implications of the incidents at Hoyerswerda, Rostock, and elsewhere had a disturbing impact on the nation s liberal self-image, despite attempts by the media to minimize the events as acts by individuals.
Up until mid-1992 it was widely accepted that the racist violence which surfaced in Hoyerswerda, Rostock and elsewhere after November 1989 was an 'East German' phenomenon.
At the latest, since the assaults in Hoyerswerda, Molln, and Solingen, an enormous furor has developed on television and in the big newspapers around the issue of "foreigners.
As Schmidt escorts us through Hoyerswerda, Rostock, Molln, Solingen, and other German cities recently scarred by hate, it becomes increasingly evident that the epidemic of violence engulfing the Fatherland cannot be passed off simply as a case of racist hormones run amok among restless youth, a kind of neo-Nazi wilding.