Chemnitzer Land Rural District

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Chemnitzer Land
Saxony gc.png
Country Germany
StateSaxony
Adm. regionChemnitz
CapitalGlauchau
Area
 • Total336 km2 (130 sq mi)
Population
(2001)
 • Total139,800
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationGC
Websitelandkreis-chemnitzer-land.de

Chemnitzer Land is a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

The district has a very big population because the East German government tried to make the area very industrial.

The district was created in 1994 by joining the old districts of Glauchau and Hohenstein-Ernstthal. In 2008, part of city of Zwickau will become part of the district. The rest of the city will become part of Zwickauer Land.

Coat of arms[change | change source]

Coat of arms The lion is the heraldic lion of Saxony. The red and white pattern is taken from the arms of the counts of Schönburg-Glauchau.

Towns and municipalities[change | change source]

Towns Municipalities
  1. Glauchau
  2. Hohenstein-Ernstthal
  3. Lichtenstein, Saxony
  4. Limbach-Oberfrohna
  5. Meerane
  6. Oberlungwitz
  7. Waldenburg
  1. Bernsdorf
  2. Callenberg
  3. Gersdorf
  4. Niederfrohna
  5. Oberwiera
  6. Remse
  7. Sankt Egidien
  8. Schönberg

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