Meißen (district)

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Meißen
Coat of arms of Meißen
Saxony Landkreis Meißen 2008.png
Coordinates: Coordinates: 51°13′N 13°31′E / 51.217°N 13.517°E / 51.217; 13.517
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
Adm. regionDresden
CapitalMeißen
Area
 • Total1,452.39 km2 (560.77 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2020)[1]
 • Total240,371
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (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. "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen nach Gemeinden am 31. Dezember 2020". Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). June 2021.

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