Meißen (district)

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Meißen
Coat of arms of Meißen
Coat of arms
Saxony Landkreis Meißen 2008.png
Coordinates: Coordinates: 51°13′N 13°31′E / 51.217°N 13.517°E / 51.217; 13.517
Country Germany
StateSaxony
Adm. regionDresden
CapitalMeißen
Area
 • Total1,452.39 km2 (560.77 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2016)[1]
 • Total243,889
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationMEI
Websitehttp://www.kreis-meissen.de

Meißen is a district (Kreis) in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

Coat of arms[change | change source]

Coat of arms The coat of arms show a lion, the symbol of the counts of Meißen. The coat of arms were granted on November 16, 1992, and again after the enlargement of 1996 on February 20, 1997. It is identical to that of Flanders.

Towns and municipalities[change | change source]

Towns Municipalities
  1. Coswig
  2. Gröditz
  3. Großenhain
  4. Lommatzsch
  5. Meißen
  6. Nossen
  7. Radebeul
  8. Radeburg
  9. Riesa
  10. Strehla
  1. Diera-Zehren
  2. Ebersbach
  3. Glaubitz
  4. Hirschstein
  5. Käbschütztal
  6. Ketzerbachtal
  7. Klipphausen
  8. Lampertswalde
  9. Leuben-Schleinitz
  10. Moritzburg
  11. Nauwalde
  12. Niederau
  13. Nünchritz
  1. Priestewitz
  2. Röderaue
  3. Schönfeld
  4. Stauchitz
  5. Tauscha
  6. Thiendorf
  7. Triebischtal
  8. Weinböhla
  9. Weißig am Raschütz
  10. Wildenhain
  11. Wülknitz
  12. Zabeltitz
  13. Zeithain

References[change | change source]

  1. "Aktuelle Einwohnerzahlen nach Gemeinden 2016] (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2016.

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