Nossen is a town in the district of Meißen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is located 80 km southeast of Leipzig. The town is dominated by a large Renaissance castle. Nossen is best known for its proximity to a motorway junction where the A14 merges onto the A4.
Nearest towns are Roßwein, Großschirma, Reinsberg and Striegistal in Mittelsachsen districts and Käbschütztal, Lommatzsch and Klipphausen in the Meißen district.
During World War II, a subcamp of Flossenbürg concentration camp was located here.
From 1995, recorded on 31 December, unless otherwise noted:
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Sons and daughters of the city
Manfred von Killinger (1940)