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Leipzig
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Leipzig is locatit in Germany
Leipzig
Leipzig
Coordinates: 51°20′N 12°23′E / 51.333°N 12.383°E / 51.333; 12.383Coordinates: 51°20′N 12°23′E / 51.333°N 12.383°E / 51.333; 12.383
KintraGermany
StateSaxony
DestrictUrban destricts o Germany
Govrenment
 • Laird MayorBurkhard Jung (SPD)
Area
 • City297.60 km2 (114.90 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • City587,857
 • Density2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,001,220 (LUZ)[1]
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
04001-04357
Diallin codes0341
Vehicle registrationL
Websitewww.leipzig.de

Leipzig, cried Leipsic in Inglis an aw, is, wi a population o appr. 519,000, the lairgest ceety in the federal state o Saxony, Germany an in the new states o Germany. In the 17t century, Leipzig wis ane o the major European ceety-centres o learnin an cultur in fields such as muisic, astronomy an optics. Efter Warld War II, Leipzig became a major urban centre athin the Communist German Democratic Republic.

Leipzig later played a significant role in the fall o communism in Eastren Germany, through events taken place in an aroond St. Nikolai Kirk. Syne the Reunification o Germany, Leipzig haes unnergane significant chynge wi the restoration o historical biggins an the development o a modren transport infrastructure. In 2006, Leipzig hostit key gemmes in the Warld Cup.

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Leipzig is twinned wi:[4]

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  1. http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=urb_lpop1&lang=de
  2. "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen jeweils am Monatsende ausgewählter Berichtsmonate nach Gemeinden" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). Julie 2019.
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  4. a b "Leipzig - International Relations". © 2009 Leipzig City Council, Office for European and International Affairs. Archived frae the original on 29 Juin 2009. Retrieved 17 Julie 2009.
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  8. "Hanover - Twin Towns" (in German). © 2007-2009 HANNOVER.de - Offizielles Portal der Landeshauptstadt und der Region Hannover in Zusammenarbeit mit hier.de. Retrieved 17 Julie 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  9. "Partner Cities of Lyon and Greater Lyon". © 2008 Mairie de Lyon. Archived frae the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 17 Julie 2009.
  10. "Twinning Cities". City of Thessaloniki. Retrieved 7 Julie 2009.
  11. "Kraków otwarty na świat". www.krakow.pl. Retrieved 19 Julie 2009.
  12. "Leipzig - International Relations". © 2009 Leipzig City Council, Office for European and International Affairs. Archived frae the original on 29 Juin 2009. Retrieved 17 Julie 2009.