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Riesa

(rē`zä), city (1994 pop. 42,656), Saxony, E central Germany, on the Elbe River. It is a river port, rail junction, and industrial center. Manufactures include tires, soap, and building materials. There is also food processing. Riesa developed around a 12th-century Benedictine monastery (now in ruins).

Riesa

 

a city in the German Democratic Republic, in Dresden District. Population, 49,400 (1973). Riesa is a port on the Elbe River, a railroad junction, and an important industrial center. Industries include ferrous metallurgy and the production of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, tires, and cotton textiles.

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