Mittweida Rural District

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Landkreis Mittweida
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Country Germany
StateSaxony
Adm. regionChemnitz
CapitalMittweida
Area
 • Total773.18 km2 (298.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total136,684
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationMW
Websitehttp://www.landkreis-mittweida.de

Mittweida (IPA: [mɪtˈvaɪda]) is a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

History[change | change source]

In 1994 the district was created, when the previous districts Hainichen, Rochlitz and part of the district of Chemnitz were joined.

Coat of arms[change | change source]

Coat of arms The coat of arms show the lion of Meißen in the topright corner, as most of the district area belonged to Meißen historically. The three blue bars symbolize the three main rivers of the district: Zwickauer Mulde, the Chemnitz and the Zschopau.

Towns and municipalities[change | change source]

Cities Municipalities Municipalities
  1. Burgstädt
  2. Frankenberg
  3. Geringswalde
  4. Hainichen
  5. Lunzenau
  6. Mittweida
  7. Penig
  8. Rochlitz
  1. Altmittweida
  2. Claußnitz
  3. Erlau
  4. Hartmannsdorf
  5. Königsfeld
  6. Königshain-Wiederau
  7. Kriebstein
  8. Lichtenau
  1. Mühlau
  2. Rossau
  3. Seelitz
  4. Striegistal
  5. Taura
  6. Tiefenbach
  7. Wechselburg
  8. Zettlitz

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