Torgau-Oschatz Rural District

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Country  Germany
State Saxony
Adm. region Leipzig
Capital Torgau
 • Total 1,167.52 km2 (450.78 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 100,485
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration TO

Torgau-Oschatz is a rural district (Landkreis) in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. The district was created in 1994 by joining the two districts Oschatz and Torgau, and 6 municipalities from the former district Eilenburg.

Coat of arms[change | change source]

Coat of arms The main symbol in the coat of arms is the lion of Meißen. The area used to be owned by the county of Meißen. The lion holds a linden or lime branch, symbolizing both the forests and the agriculture in the district. The wavy line in the bottom is the Elbe river.

The coat of arms were granted on January 12, 1996.

Towns and municipalities[change | change source]

Towns Verwaltungsgemeinschaften free municipalities
  1. Belgern
  2. Dahlen
  3. Dommitzsch¹
  4. Mügeln
  5. Oschatz
  6. Schildau
  7. Torgau¹

¹ Administered in a

  1. Beilrode
    1. Arzberg
    2. Beilrode
    3. Großtreben-Zwethau
  2. Dommitzsch
    1. Dommitzsch
    2. Elsnig
    3. Trossin
  3. Torgau
    1. Torgau
    2. Dreiheide
    3. Pflückuff
    4. Zinna
  1. Cavertitz
  2. Liebschützberg
  3. Mockrehna
  4. Naundorf
  5. Sornzig-Ablaß
  6. Wermsdorf

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