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Landkreis Mittweida
District
Coordinates: 50°59′N 12°59′E / 50.99°N 12.98°E / 50.99; 12.98Coordinates: 50°59′N 12°59′E / 50.99°N 12.98°E / 50.99; 12.98
Country  Germany
State Saxony
Adm. region Chemnitz
Capital Mittweida
Area
 • Total 773.18 km2 (298.53 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 136,684
 • Density 176.7816/km2 (457.862/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration MW

Mittweida (IPA: [mɪtˈvaɪda]) is a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

History

In 1994 the district was created, when the previous districts Hainichen, Rochlitz and part of the district of Chemnitz were joined.

Coat of arms

Coat of arms The coat of arms show the lion of Meißen in the topright corner, as most of the district area belonged to Meißen historically. The three blue bars symbolize the three main rivers of the district: Zwickauer Mulde, the Chemnitz and the Zschopau.

Towns and municipalities

Cities Municipalities Municipalities
  1. Burgstädt
  2. Frankenberg
  3. Geringswalde
  4. Hainichen
  5. Lunzenau
  6. Mittweida
  7. Penig
  8. Rochlitz
  1. Altmittweida
  2. Claußnitz
  3. Erlau
  4. Hartmannsdorf
  5. Königsfeld
  6. Königshain-Wiederau
  7. Kriebstein
  8. Lichtenau
  1. Mühlau
  2. Rossau
  3. Seelitz
  4. Striegistal
  5. Taura
  6. Tiefenbach
  7. Wechselburg
  8. Zettlitz

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