Saxony, Germany

Saxony is one of 16 primary administrative regions in Germany with a population of approximately 4,077,937 people.

Facts and figures on Saxony at a glance

Region name: Saxony (Saxony)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 4,077,937 people
Country: Germany
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Saxony (Saxony) is located in the regional capital Dresden (Dresden) with a population of 556,227 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 Saxony4,077,937 peopleDresden Dresden556,227 people

Compare with other regions in Germany.

Map of Saxony

Map of Saxony

Information on Saxony

Information on Saxony
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Saxony SaxonyDresden Dresden14GermanyEurope

Time in Saxony

Time in Saxony
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sun, 16 Jun 2024 - 2:48pm (14:48h)In effect (+1 hour)Sun, 16 Jun 2024 - 1:48pm (13:48h)GMT UTC +2.0Europe/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 14 administrative subregions in Saxony.
Subregions in Saxony
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Erzgebirgskreis Erzgebirgskreis1.328,695Annaberg-Buchholz Annaberg-Buchholz23,092
Kreisfreie Stadt Chemnitz Kreisfreie Stadt Chemnitz2.243,105Chemnitz Chemnitz247,220
Kreisfreie Stadt Dresden Kreisfreie Stadt Dresden3.555,351Dresden Dresden556,227
Kreisfreie Stadt Leipzig Kreisfreie Stadt Leipzig4.601,866Leipzig Leipzig504,971
Landkreis Bautzen Landkreis Bautzen5.296,290Bautzen Bautzen41,972
Landkreis Goerlitz Landkreis Görlitz6.248,273Goerlitz Görlitz57,751
Landkreis Leipzig Landkreis Leipzig7.258,214Borna Borna18,806
Landkreis Meissen Landkreis Meißen8.239,344Meissen Meissen28,492
Landkreis Mittelsachsen Landkreis Mittelsachsen9.299,329Freiberg Freiberg43,670
Landkreis Nordsachsen Landkreis Nordsachsen10.197,529Torgau Torgau18,746
Landkreis Saechsische Schweiz Landkreis Sächsische Schweiz11.244,009Pirna Pirna40,322
Landkreis Saechsische Schweiz Landkreis Sächsische Schweiz12.244,009Tharandt Tharandt5,624
Vogtlandkreis Vogtlandkreis13.221,376Plauen Plauen66,412
Zwickau Zwickau14.309,621Zwickau Zwickau98,796

External sources of information on Saxony

Saxony on Wikipedia