Freiberg Rural District

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Freiberg
District
Coordinates: 50°55′N 13°20′E / 50.91°N 13.34°E / 50.91; 13.34Coordinates: 50°55′N 13°20′E / 50.91°N 13.34°E / 50.91; 13.34
Country  Germany
State Saxony
Adm. region Chemnitz
Capital Freiberg
Area
 • Total 914 km2 (353 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 151,600
 • Density 165.86/km2 (429.6/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration FG

Freiberg is a rural district in the Free State of Saxony, in the country of Germany.

History[change | edit source]

The district was established in 1994 by joining the former districts of Freiberg, Brand-Erbisdorf and Flöha.

Coat of arms[change | edit source]

Coat of arms The coat of arms displays:
  • the lion is the heraldic animal of Saxony
  • the tools symbolise the mining tradition in the Ore Mountains

Towns and municipalities[change | edit source]

Towns Municipalities
  1. Augustusburg
  2. Brand-Erbisdorf
  3. Flöha
  4. Frauenstein
  5. Freiberg
  6. Großschirma
  7. Oederan
  8. Sayda
  1. Bobritzsch
  2. Dorfchemnitz
  3. Eppendorf
  4. Falkenau
  5. Frankenstein
  6. Großhartmannsdorf
  7. Halsbrücke
  8. Hilbersdorf
  9. Leubsdorf
  1. Lichtenberg
  2. Mulda
  3. Neuhausen
  4. Niederwiesa
  5. Oberschöna
  6. Rechenberg-Bienenmühle
  7. Reinsberg
  8. Weißenborn

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