Aue, Saxony, Germany

🇩🇪 Aue is a small town in Germany at the outlet of the river Schwarzwasser into the river Zwickauer Mulde in the Ore Mountains. It was merged into the new town Aue-Bad Schlema in 2019. Aue was the administrative seat of the former district of Aue-Schwarzenberg in Saxony, and is part of the Erzgebirgskreis since 2008. It belongs to the Silberberg Town League (Städtebund Silberberg) The mining town has been known for its copper, titanium, and kaolinite. The town was a machine-building and cutlery manufacturing centre in East German times and is now developing tourism, as the Silver Road (Silberstraße) runs through town. The town is also known for the football club FC Erzgebirge Aue, which is currently playing in the 2nd German division ( 2. Bundesliga) Aue was until 1991 a centre of the Sowjetisch-Deutsche Aktiengesellschaft Wismut (“Soviet-German Wismut Corporation”, or SDAG Wismut).

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Aue has a population of over 16,000 people.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Aue is twinned with: 🇩🇪 Solingen, Germany; 🇨🇿 Kadaň, Czech Republic; 🇫🇷 Guingamp, France.

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