🇩🇪 Plauen is, with around 65,000 inhabitants, the fifth-largest city of the Free State of Saxony, the second-largest city of the Vogtland, as well as the largest city in the Saxon Vogtland. The city lies on the Whiter Elster River, in the Central Vogtlandian Hill Country. Plauen is the south-western-most city of a string of cities sitting in the densely populated foreland of the Elster and Ore Mountains, stretching from Plauen in the south-west via Zwickau, Chemnitz and Freiberg to Dresden in the northeast. It is the capital of the Vogtland District. Plauen borders Thuringia to the north, and it is also situated near the Saxon border with Bavaria and the Czech Republic.
Plauen has a population of over 65,000 people. Plauen also forms one of the centres of the wider Saxony State which has a population of over 4,077,937 people.
Twin Towns – Sister Cities Plauen is twinned with: 🇨🇿 Aš, Czech Republic; 🇦🇹 Steyr, Austria; 🇩🇪 Hof, Germany; 🇩🇪 Siegen, Germany; 🇭🇺 Cegléd, Hungary; 🇵🇱 Pabianice, Poland; 🇱🇹 Šiauliai, Lithuania; The urban district of Jößnitz is twinned with: 🇩🇪 Heilsbronn, Germany.