Görlitz (destrict)

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Görlitz
Destrict
Kintra Banner o Germany Germany
State Saxony
Adm. region Dresden
Caipital Görlitz
Area
 • Total 2,106 km2 (813 sq mi)
Population (31 Dizember 2011)[1]
 • Total 273,511
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration GR
Website http://www.kreis-görlitz.de

Görlitz (German: Landkreis Görlitz) is a destrict (Kreis) in the Free State o Saxony, Germany. It is namit efter its caipital ceety Görlitz. It borders (frae the wast an clockwise) the destrict o Bautzen, the state Brandenburg, Poland an the Czech Republic.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict wis established in August 2008 bi mergin three smawer destricts: the destrict o Löbau-Zittau, Niederschlesischer Oberlausitzkreis (Lawer Silesie Upper Lusatie destrict) an the urban destrict o Görlitz.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict comprises the sooth-eastren pairt o Lusatie an wast pairt o Silesie, includin pairt o the Lausitzer Bergland. The Lusatian Neisse forms its eastren border, the Spree flows through the wastren pairt o the destrict.

Coat o airms[eedit | eedit soorce]

Landkreis Görlitz

The coat o airms o Görlitz destrict contains references tae the various territories the destrict haes been pairt o in the past. The black eagle wi the crescent ower its chest refers tae Silesie. The crouned lion wi twa tails refers tae Bohemie. The waw refers tae the ceety o Bautzen an Upper Lusatie, an the lime leaves refer tae the Sorbie commonty.

Touns an municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Touns Municipalities
  1. Bad Muskau
  2. Bernstadt auf dem Eigen
  3. Ebersbach-Neugersdorf
  4. Görlitz
  5. Herrnhut
  6. Löbau
  7. Neusalza-Spremberg
  8. Niesky
  9. Ostritz
  10. Reichenbach
  11. Rothenburg
  12. Seifhennersdorf
  13. Weißwasser
  14. Zittau
  1. Beiersdorf
  2. Berthelsdorf
  3. Bertsdorf-Hörnitz
  4. Boxberg
  5. Dürrhennersdorf
  6. Eibau
  7. Gablenz
  8. Groß Düben
  9. Großschönau
  10. Großschweidnitz
  11. Hähnichen
  12. Hainewalde
  13. Hohendubrau
  14. Horka
  15. Jonsdorf
  1. Kodersdorf
  2. Königshain
  3. Krauschwitz
  4. Kreba-Neudorf
  5. Lawalde
  6. Leutersdorf
  7. Markersdorf
  8. Mittelherwigsdorf
  9. Mücka
  10. Neißeaue
  11. Niedercunnersdorf
  12. Obercunnersdorf
  13. Oderwitz
  14. Olbersdorf
  15. Oppach
  1. Oybin
  2. Quitzdorf am See
  3. Rietschen
  4. Rosenbach
  5. Schleife
  6. Schönau-Berzdorf
  7. Schönbach
  8. Schöpstal
  9. Sohland am Rotstein
  10. Trebendorf
  11. Vierkirchen
  12. Waldhufen
  13. Weißkeißel

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Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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