Europe's largest lignite mines

Jänschwalde

Germany

Poland

Cottbus-Nord

Weisswasser

Welzow-Sud

State of

Brandenburg

Nochten

Reichwalde

Mühlrose

River

Elbe

State of

Saxony

Boxberg coal plant

Bautzen

Berlin

Dresden

30 km

30 miles

Jänschwalde

Germany

Cottbus-Nord

Schlieben

Weisswasser

Welzow-Sud

State of

Brandenburg

Poland

Nochten

Reichwalde

Mühlrose

State of

Saxony

River Elbe

Boxberg coal plant

Bautzen

Berlin

Dresden

30 km

30 miles