Bautzen Rural District

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Bautzen - Wokrjes Budyšin
District
Coordinates: 51°17′N 14°16′E / 51.283°N 14.267°E / 51.283; 14.267Coordinates: 51°17′N 14°16′E / 51.283°N 14.267°E / 51.283; 14.267
Country  Germany
State Saxony
Adm. region Dresden
Capital Bautzen
Area
 • Total 2,390.65 km2 (923.04 sq mi)
Population (31.12.2007)
 • Total 333,470
 • Density 139.4893/km2 (361.276/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration BZ

Bautzen (Upper Sorbian: Wokrjes Budyšin) is a district in the Free State of Saxony in Germany.

The district was created in 1994 by joining the former districts of Bautzen and Bischofswerda. The independent city of Hoyerswerda and the former district Kamenz became part of the district in 2008

Coat of arms[change | change source]

Coat of arms The district's arms are the same as the coat of arms of the margravate of Upper Lusatia. The coat of arms was granted about 1350, when six towns of Upper Lusatia founded a confederacy. This loose alliance was made a margravate by the kings of Bohemia in 1378.

Towns and municipalities[change | change source]

Towns Municipalities
  1. Bautzen (Budyšin)
  2. Bernsdorf
  3. Bischofswerda
  4. Elstra
  5. Großröhrsdorf
  6. Hoyerswerda (Wojerecy)
  7. Kamenz (Kamjenc)
  8. Königsbrück
  9. Lauta (Łuty)
  10. Pulsnitz
  11. Radeberg
  12. Schirgiswalde
  13. Weißenberg (Wospork)
  14. Wilthen
  15. Wittichenau (Kulow)
  1. Arnsdorf
  2. Bretnig-Hauswalde
  3. Burkau (Porchow)
  4. Crostau
  5. Crostwitz (Chrósćicy)
  6. Cunewalde
  7. Demitz-Thumitz
  8. Doberschau-Gaußig (Dobruša-Huska)
  9. Elsterheide (Halštrowska hola)
  10. Frankenthal
  11. Göda (Hodźij)
  12. Großdubrau (Wulka Dubrawa)
  13. Großharthau
  14. Großnaundorf
  15. Großpostwitz (Budestecy)
  16. Guttau (Hućina)
  1. Haselbachtal
  2. Hochkirch (Bukecy)
  3. Laußnitz
  4. Lichtenberg
  5. Kirschau
  6. Königswartha (Rakecy)
  7. Kubschütz (Kubšicy)
  8. Lohsa (Łaz)
  9. Malschwitz (Malešecy)
  10. Nebelschütz (Njebjelćicy)
  11. Neschwitz (Njeswaćidło)
  12. Neukirch, Bautzen
  13. Neukirch, Kamenz
  14. Obergurig (Hornja Hórka)
  15. Ohorn
  16. Oßling
  1. Ottendorf-Okrilla
  2. Panschwitz-Kuckau (Pančicy-Kukow)
  3. Puschwitz (Bóšicy)
  4. Räckelwitz (Worklecy)
  5. Radibor (Radwor)
  6. Ralbitz-Rosenthal (Ralbicy-Róžant)
  7. Rammenau
  8. Schmölln-Putzkau
  9. Schönteichen
  10. Schwepnitz
  11. Sohland an der Spree
  12. Spreetal (Sprjewiny doł)
  13. Steina
  14. Steinigtwolmsdorf
  15. Wachau
  16. Wiednitz

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