Leipzig (destrict)

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Leipzig
Destrict
Kintra Banner o Germany Germany
State Saxony
Adm. region Leipzig
Caipital Borna
Area
 • Total 1,646 km2 (636 sq mi)
Population (31 Dizember 2011)[1]
 • Total 265,250
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration L
Website http://www.landkreisleipzig.de

Leipzig (offeecial name: Landkreis Leipzig) is a destrict (Kreis) in the Free State o Saxony, Germany. It is namit efter the ceety Leipzig, which is surroondit bi the destrict, but no pairt o it. It borders (frae the wast an clockwise) the state o Saxony-Anhalt, the urban destrict Leipzig, the destricts Nordsachsen an Mittelsachsen, an the state o Thuringie.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is locatit in the Leipzig Bay an is rather flat. Individual hills are foond in the north (Hohburg Hills) an sooth o the destrict. Its lairger rivers are the Mulde, Pleiße an White Elster. An aw wirth mentionin are the mony lakes o the Leipzig Neuseenland in the wast o the coonty, that wur formit bi floodin auld broun coal pits.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict wis established bi mergin the umwhile destricts Muldentalkreis an Leipziger Land as pairt o the destrict reform o August 2008.

Coat of arms[eedit | eedit soorce]

Wappen Landkreis Leipzig SVG.svg

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is locatit in the lawlands aroond Leipzig. The main rivers o the destrict are the Mulde, the Weiße Elster an the Pleiße.

Touns an municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Touns Municipalities
  1. Bad Lausick
  2. Böhlen
  3. Borna
  4. Brandis
  5. Colditz
  6. Frohburg
  7. Geithain
  8. Grimma
  9. Groitzsch
  10. Kitzscher
  1. Kohren-Sahlis
  2. Markkleeberg
  3. Markranstädt
  4. Naunhof
  5. Pegau
  6. Regis-Breitingen
  7. Rötha
  8. Trebsen
  9. Wurzen
  10. Zwenkau
  1. Belgershain
  2. Bennewitz
  3. Borsdorf
  4. Deutzen
  5. Elstertrebnitz
  6. Espenhain
  7. Großpösna
  8. Lossatal
  1. Machern
  2. Narsdorf
  3. Neukieritzsch
  4. Otterwisch
  5. Parthenstein
  6. Thallwitz

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