Meissen (destrict)

Meißen is a destrict (Kreis) in the Free State o Saxony, Germany. It is boondit bi (frae the north an clockwise) the state o Brandenburg, the destrict o Bautzen, the urban destrict Dresden, the destricts Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge, Mittelsachsen an Nordsachsen.

Meißen
Saxony Landkreis Meißen 2008.png
Kintra Germany
StateSaxony
Adm. regionDresden
CaipitalMeißen
Area
 • Total1,453 km2 (561 sq mi)
Population
 (31 Dizember 2018)[1]
 • Total242,165
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationMEI
Websitehttp://www.kreis-meissen.de

HistoryEedit

The destrict dates back tae the Amt Meißen, which wis first mentioned in 1334. The district wis ruled bi the Wettin dynasty. The Margraves o Meißen creatit the admeenistrative diveesion (Amt) in the 13t century. In 1835 the Amt wis convertit intae an Amtshauptmannschaft, wi the aurie o the current destrict covered bi the Amtshauptmannschaften Meißen, Dresden an Großenhain. In 1939, these wur renamit Landkreise (destricts). In the admeenistrative reform o 1952, several municipalities wur transferred tae the destricts o Freiberg an Döbeln. In 1990, the auld destrict borders wur restored, an in 1996 pairts o the destrict Dresden-Land wur addit. In August 2008 the destrict o Riesa-Großenhain wis addit tae the destrict tae give it its current size.

GeographyEedit

The main river o the destrict is the Elbe, which flows through the ceety o Meißen an aw.

Coat o airmsEedit

  The coat o airms show a lion, the seembol o the coonts o Meißen. The coat o airms wur grantit on 16 November 1992, an again efter the enlairgement o 1996 on 20 Februar 1997. It is identical tae that o Flanders.

Touns an municipalitiesEedit

Touns 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
  1. Niederau
  2. Nünchritz
  3. Priestewitz
  4. Röderaue
  5. Schönfeld
  6. Stauchitz
  7. Tauscha
  8. Thiendorf
  9. Weinböhla
  10. Wülknitz
  11. Zeithain

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen jeweils am Monatsende ausgewählter Berichtsmonate nach Gemeinden" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). Julie 2019.

Freemit airtinsEedit

  Media relatit tae Landkreis Meißen at Wikimedia Commons

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