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|Elevation||204 m (669 ft)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Vehicle registration||BZ, BIW, HY, KM|
After the war Bautzen was well known in the German Democratic Republic because of its prison. Bautzen I was used as an official prison, Bautzen II was a secret prison for prisoners of conscience (people arrested for their political beliefs, not because of an ordinary crime). Bautzen I is still used as a prison, and Bautzen II has been a memorial since 1993.
In 2002 the city commemorated its thousandth birthday.
- Worms, since 1990
- Heidelberg, since 1991
- Dreux, France, since 1992
- Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic, since 1993
- Jelenia Góra, Poland, since 1993
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