Dippoldiswalde

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Dippoldiswalde
Skyline of Dippoldiswalde
Coat of arms of Dippoldiswalde
Coat of arms
Location of Dippoldiswalde within Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district
Dippoldiswalde in PIR.svg
Dippoldiswalde is located in Germany
Dippoldiswalde
Dippoldiswalde
Dippoldiswalde is located in Saxony
Dippoldiswalde
Dippoldiswalde
Coordinates: 50°53′36″N 13°40′0″E / 50.89333°N 13.66667°E / 50.89333; 13.66667Coordinates: 50°53′36″N 13°40′0″E / 50.89333°N 13.66667°E / 50.89333; 13.66667
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictSächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Government
 • MayorJens Peter (Unabhängige Bürger)
Area
 • Total103.99 km2 (40.15 sq mi)
Elevation
375 m (1,230 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total14,478
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01744
Dialling codes03504
Vehicle registrationPIR, DW, FTL, SEB
Websitewww.dippoldiswalde.de

Dippoldiswalde is a town in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It was the capital city of the Weißeritzkreis district. Today, Dippoldiswalde is a city in Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge Rural District. It is 23 km (14 mi) east of Freiberg, and 18 km (11 mi) south of Dresden.

The town is on the Weisseritz railway, a narrow gauge railway powered by steam locomotives.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Aktuelle Einwohnerzahlen nach Gemeinden 2016] (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2016.