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Map of Saxony highlighting the Regierungsbezirk of Dresden
Coordinates: 51°03′00″N 13°44′00″E / 51.0500°N 13.7333°E / 51.0500; 13.7333Coordinates: 51°03′00″N 13°44′00″E / 51.0500°N 13.7333°E / 51.0500; 13.7333
Country Germany
State Saxony
Region seat Dresden
 • Total 7,930.45 km2 (3,061.96 sq mi)
Population (31 Dec. 2006)
 • Total 1,657,114
 • Density 208.95586/km2 (541.1932/sq mi)

Dresden is one of the three Regierungsbezirke of the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is found in the south-eastern part of the state.

Saxony is divided into urban (meaning in the city) and rural (meaning in the country) districts like all German states. The districts are grouped into government areas (regierungsbezirke) as well.

Kreisfreie Städte
(district-free towns)
  1. Bautzen Rural District
  2. Meißen Rural District
  3. Görlitz Rural District
  4. Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge Rural District
  1. Dresden

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