Meißen Rural District facts for kids

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Meißen
District
Saxony Landkreis Meißen 2008.png
Country  Germany
State Saxony
Adm. region Dresden
Area
 • Total 1,452.39 km2 (560.77 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 259,343
 • Density 178.5629/km2 (462.4758/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration MEI
Website http://www.kreis-meissen.de

Meißen is a district (Kreis) in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

Coat of arms

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

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

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