Löbau-Zittau Rural District

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Saxony zi.png
Country  Germany
State Saxony
Adm. region Dresden
Capital Zittau
 • Total 698.51 km2 (269.70 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 152,304
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration ZI
Website http://www.lra-loebau-zittau.de

Löbau-Zittau (Sorbian: Wokrjes Lubij-Žitawa) is a Kreis (district) in the east of the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is on the borders of Germany and Poland (to the east) and the Czech Republic (to the south).

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The district was formed in 1994 by merging the two previous districts Löbau and Zittau. The district will change again in 2008, when the independent city (Kreisfreiestadt) of Görlitz is merged with the district.

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