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Saxony, Germany

Saxony is one of 16 primary administrative regions in Germany with a population of approximately 4,168,732 people.

Facts and figures on Saxony at a glance

Region name: Saxony (Saxony)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 4,168,732 people
Country: Germany
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Saxony (Saxony) is located in the regional capital Dresden (Dresden) with a population of 486,854 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Saxony's regional capital Dresden to Germany's capital Berlin (Berlin) is approximately 166 km (103 mi).

Facts and figures about Saxony
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Saxony Saxony4,168,732 peopleDresden Dresden486,854 people

Compare with other regions in Germany.

Map of Saxony

Map of Saxony

Information on Saxony

Information on Saxony
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Saxony SaxonyDresden Dresden13GermanyEurope

Time in Saxony

Time in Saxony
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 - 10:18pmNoThu, 23 Mar 2023 - 10:18pmUTC +1.0Europe/Berlin

Geographic coordinates of Saxony

Latitude & Longitude of Saxony
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map51°00'00.0"N (51.0000000°)13°15'00.0"E (13.2500000°)

Subregions in Saxony

There are 13 administrative subregions in Saxony.
Subregions in Saxony
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Erzgebirgskreis Erzgebirgskreis1.355,275Annaberg-Buchholz Annaberg-Buchholz23,092
Kreisfreie Stadt Chemnitz Kreisfreie Stadt Chemnitz2.241,210Chemnitz Chemnitz247,220
Kreisfreie Stadt Dresden Kreisfreie Stadt Dresden3.525,105Dresden Dresden486,854
Kreisfreie Stadt Leipzig Kreisfreie Stadt Leipzig4.520,838Leipzig Leipzig504,971
Landkreis Bautzen Landkreis Bautzen5.310,898Bautzen Bautzen41,972
Landkreis Goerlitz Landkreis Görlitz6.264,673Goerlitz Görlitz57,751
Landkreis Leipzig Landkreis Leipzig7.259,207Borna Borna18,806
Landkreis Meissen Landkreis Meißen8.244,717Meissen Meissen28,492
Landkreis Mittelsachsen Landkreis Mittelsachsen9.317,204Freiberg Freiberg43,670
Landkreis Nordsachsen Landkreis Nordsachsen10.198,629Torgau Torgau18,746
Landkreis Sachsische Schweiz Landkreis Sächsische Schweiz11.245,927Pirna Pirna40,322
Vogtlandkreis Vogtlandkreis12.236,227Plauen Plauen66,412
Zwickau Zwickau13.330,294Zwickau Zwickau98,796

External sources of information on Saxony

Saxony on Wikipedia