Döbeln Rural District

The title of this article contains the character ö. Where it is unavailable or not wanted, the name may be written as Doebeln Rural District.


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Döbeln
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Country23x15px Germany
StateSaxony
Adm. regionLeipzig
CapitalDöbeln
Area
 • TotalTemplate:Infobox settlement/metric
Population
 (2001)
 • Total77,900
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationDL
Websitelandkreis-doebeln.de

Döbeln is a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

History

The region was originally populated by Sorbian peoples. The present borders of the district were made in 1952, when the government of East Germany formed the new districts. Döbeln is one of the few districts which have not been changed after the German reunification.

Geography

The district is on the banks of the Freiberger Mulde in the triangle between the cities of Dresden, Leipzig and Chemnitz.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms The lion is the heraldic animal of Saxony. Green and white are the colours of the flag of Saxony. The shield on the right side displays the arms of the city of Döbeln.

Towns and municipalities

Towns Municipalities
  1. Döbeln
  2. Hartha
  3. Leisnig
  4. Roßwein
  5. Waldheim
  1. Bockelwitz
  2. Ebersbach
  3. Großweitzschen
  4. Mochau
  5. Niederstriegis
  6. Ostrau
  7. Ziegra-Knobelsdorf
  8. Zschaitz-Ottewig

Other websites

Template:Districts of Saxony