Freital

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Freital
Panorama
Panorama
Coat of arms of Freital
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Saxony
Admin. region Dresden
District Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Subdivisions 7 Stadtteile, 6 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor Klaus Mättig (CDU)
Area
 • Total 40.53 km2 (15.65 sq mi)
Elevation 160 m (520 ft)
Population (2009-12-31)
 • Total 39,200
 • Density 967.2/km2 (2,505/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01705
Dialling codes 0351
Vehicle registration PIR (old: DW, FTL)
Website www.freital.de

Freital is the biggest town in the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the small river Weißeritz, 8 km southwest of Dresden.