Riesa-Großenhain Rural District

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Riesa-Großenhain
District
Coordinates: 51°19′N 13°31′E / 51.32°N 13.52°E / 51.32; 13.52Coordinates: 51°19′N 13°31′E / 51.32°N 13.52°E / 51.32; 13.52
Country  Germany
State Saxony
Adm. region Dresden
Capital Großenhain
Area
 • Total 820.51 km2 (316.80 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 120,539
 • Density 146.9074/km2 (380.488/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration RG

Riesa-Großenhain is a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. The district was created in 1994 by joining the two previous districts Riesa and Großenhain.

Coat of arms[change | edit source]

Coat of arms The linden or lime tree branch in the left of the coat of arms symbolizes the nature in the district, and is also a symbol for Riesa as it was present in the coat of arms of Riesa since 1623. The black lion on yellow ground stands for Großenhain, as it is also present in then coat of arms of the city Großenhain. The cogwheel in the bottom symbolizes the industrial tradition of the district, mostly iron and steel production, engineering and textile production.

Towns and municipalities[change | edit source]

Towns Municipalities
  1. Gröditz
  2. Großenhain
  3. Riesa
  4. Strehla
  1. Ebersbach
  2. Glaubitz
  3. Hirschstein
  4. Lampertswalde
  5. Nauwalde
  6. Nünchritz
  7. Priestewitz
  8. Röderaue
  9. Schönfeld
  1. Stauchitz
  2. Tauscha
  3. Thiendorf
  4. Weißig am Raschütz
  5. Wildenhain
  6. Wülknitz
  7. Zabeltitz
  8. Zeithain

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