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Limbach-Oberfrohna

Limbach-Oberfrohna is situated in the manufacturing district of Chemnitz. It has a public park and a monument to the composer Johannes Pache. Its industries in the past included the making of worsteds, cloth, silk and sewing-machines, dyeing and ...

Lossatal

Lossatal is a municipality in the Leipzig district in Saxony, Germany, created with effect from 1 January 2012 by the merger of Hohburg and Falkenhain.

LoSnitz tramway

The LoSnitz tramway was a 1.000 mm interurban tramway that connected Dresden with Radebeul in the German state of Saxony. It should not be confused with the Radebeul–Radeburg railway, known in German as the LoSnitzgrundbahn or LoSnitzdackel, whic ...

Machern

Machern lies 20 km east of Leipzig, about 10 km west of Wurzen over the Mulda river. The Leipzig-Riesa-Dresden railway line runs through the town, as does the B 6. Machern is approximately 12 km south of Eilenburg, which can be reached with the B ...

Markkleeberg

The town now called Markkleeberg has its origins in several towns that have been merged over the years. The center of modern-day Markkleeberg used to be called Oetzsch. It was merged with the smaller outlying district Markkleeberg in 1911 and ren ...

Meerane

Meerane is a town in the Zwickau district of Saxony, Germany. It lies midway between the towns of Altenburg and Zwickau, west of Chemnitz. As of 31 December 2015, there were 14.851 inhabitants. The population has declined from a peak of over 26.0 ...

Mickten

Mickten is a quarter of the city of Dresden, eastern Germany. It is part of the northwestern borough of Pieschen. The historic village at the road to Leipzig north of the Elbe river was incorporated into Dresden in 1903. From 1990 a new commercia ...

Moritzburg, Saxony

Moritzburg is a municipality in the district of Meissen in Saxony, Germany, between Meissen itself, an early centre of Saxony, and todays capital Dresden. It is most famous for its Baroque castle, Schloss Moritzburg. The village, which was origin ...

Mylau

Mylau is a town and a former municipality in the Vogtlandkreis district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany with about 2600 citizens. Since 1 January 2016 it is part of the town Reichenbach im Vogtland. It is situated in the valleys of the rive ...

Naunhof

Naunhof is a town in the Leipzig district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Parthe, 11 km northwest of Grimma, and 16 km southeast of Leipzig.

Nerchau

Nerchau is a town and a former municipality in the Leipzig district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. Since 1 January 2011, it is part of the town Grimma. It is situated on the river Mulde, 7 km northeast of Grimma, and 30 km east of Leipzig.

Neukieritzsch

Neukieritzsch is a municipality in the Leipzig district, in Saxony, Germany. On 1 April 2008, the former municipality of Lobstadt was incorporated into Neukieritzsch. On 1 July 2014, the former municipality of Deutzen was incorporated into Neukie ...

Neuseenland

Neuseenland is an area south of Leipzig, Germany, where old open-cast mines are being converted into a huge lake district. The regions name is a marketing concept and it means "New Lakeland" in German. It should not be confused with the German na ...

Nossen

Nossen is a town in the district of MeiSen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is located 80 km southeast of Leipzig. The town is dominated by a large Renaissance castle. Nossen is best known for its proximity to a motorway junction where t ...

Otterwisch

The town is situated about 12 km southwest of Grimma and 10 km northeast of Borna. The Leipzig–Geithain railroad passes through the town and the national road B 176 transverses the south of the parish.

Pflanzengarten Bad Schandau

The Pflanzengarten Bad Schandau is a botanical garden located in the Saxon Switzerland National Park on the KirnitzschtalstraSe, Bad Schandau, Saxony, Germany. It is open daily in the warmer months. The garden opened in 1902 as the Regionalbotani ...

Pillnitz Kleinzschachwitz Ferry

The Pillnitz Kleinzschachwitz Ferry, also known as the Schlossfahre, is a ferry across the Elbe river in Germany. It crosses between the districts of Pillnitz and Kleinzschachwitz in the city of Dresden, close to the formers collection of palaces ...

Pobershau

Pobershau is a former municipality in the district Erzgebirgskreis, in Saxony, Germany. With effect from 1 January 2012, it has been incorporated into the town of Marienberg.

Podelwitz

The village was first documented in the year 1250 as Bodelwicz when on Christmas Eve of this year Henry III, Margrave of Meissen gifted the church in Podelwitz to the Teutonic Order. The church dates from the 13th Century, the reredos from the ye ...

Priestewitz

Priestewitz is first documented in 1350 as Pristanewicz. The name is probably from the altsorbischen Pristanovica, "dock", so to interpret PRISTAN "settlement with a jetty." It could also be the derivative of a personal name. Then the interpretat ...

Rackwitz

Rackwitz municipality contains the following villages with populations in brackets: Also within the municipalitys area are the footprints of the now demolished villages Schladitz with Kommlitz, Kattersnaundorf and Werbelin, on the sites of which ...

Rathen Ferry

The Rathen Ferry is a passenger cable ferry across the Elbe river at Rathen in Saxony, Germany. It connects Niederrathen, on the east bank, to Oberrathen, on the west bank. Kurort Rathen railway station, on the Dresden S-Bahn, is about 200 metres ...

Rotha

Rotha is a town in the Leipzig district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated 16 km south of Leipzig. On 1 August 2015 it was expanded with the former municipality Espenhain.

Saxon Uplands

The Saxon Uplands, Saxon Hills or Ore Mountain Foreland is a strip of countryside of about 200 m to 500 m above sea level high, in the German state of Saxony, that lies immediately north of the German Ore Mountains and runs mainly through the are ...

Schoneck, Saxony

Schoneck is a town in the Vogtlandkreis district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated 18 km southeast of Plauen, and 35 km north of Cheb. Schoneck is known as the biggest ski resort in the eastern part of Germany. With more than ...

Sehmatal

Sehmatal is a municipality in the district of Erzgebirgskreis, in Saxony, Germany, which was created in 1999 through the union of Neudorf, Cranzahl and Sehma. The three villages are located along the Sehma river, aligned in a north-south directio ...

Tannenbergsthal

Tannenbergsthal is a village and a former municipality in the Vogtlandkreis district, in Saxony, Germany. Since 1 October 2009, along with Morgenrothe-Rautenkranz, it is part of the municipality Muldenhammer.

Taucha

Taucha is a town in the district of Nordsachsen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Parthe, 10 km northeast of Leipzig.

Topfer (hill)

Mount Topfer is a mountain with an elevation of 582 metres near the municipality of Oybin in the German state of Saxony. It is situated in the Zittau Mountains which are part of the Lusatian Mountains. It is known for it interesting rock formatio ...

Upper Lusatian Gefilde

The Upper Lusatian Gefilde is a natural region in Saxony near the German tripoint with the Czech Republic and Poland. It is considered part of the Saxon Loess Fields and the western Sudetes range. Gefilde is German for "fields" or "country".

Waldkirchen, Saxony

Waldkirchen is a village and former municipality in the district of Erzgebirgskreis, in Saxony, Germany. Since 1 March 2009 it has been part of the municipality of Grunhainichen. Waldkirchen grew outwards in the direction of Grunhainichen from a ...

WaldstraSenviertel

WaldstraSenviertel, is a neighbourhood in the north west of the centre of Leipzig in Saxony, Germany. It is considered one of the largest complete areas of Grunderzeit buildings in Europe and is therefore considered of important cultural and heri ...

Wasaplatz

The Wasaplatz is a square in Dresden, Germany, a transportation hub outside of the city centre. The area around the square is named after the Swedish-Polish royal Vasa family, and it is the district centre of Dresden-Strehlen. It contains the Hot ...

Weischlitz

Weischlitz is a municipality in the Vogtlandkreis district, in Saxony, Germany. Weischlitz station is on the Plauen–Cheb Line and the Gera Sud–Weischlitz railway. It is located in the eastern part of the municipality. Gutenfurst station is locate ...

Werdau

Werdau is a town in Germany, part of the Landkreis Zwickau in the Free State of Saxony. It is situated on the river PleiSe, 8 km from Zwickau. The town was mentioned as early as 1304, and in 1398 it was purchased by Frederick, then margrave of Me ...

Wildenfels

Wildenfels is a municipality in Germany, Landkreis Zwickau in the Free State of Saxony. It is situated 9 km southeast of Zwickau. The construction of Wildenfels castle was begun before 1200 by the lords of Wildenfels. Between 1440 and 1706 it was ...

Zabeltitz

Zabeltitz is a former municipality in the district of MeiSen, in Saxony, Germany. Since 1 January 2010, it is part of the town GroSenhain. It lies north of Meissen and Dresden and east of Leipzig. It is west of autobahn 101. It is served by a sma ...

Zschopau

The town is located on the northwestern slopes of the Ore Mountains, on both banks of the Zschopau River, about 9 miles 14 km south-east from Chemnitz. The highest point is Mt. Pilzhubel with an elevation of 597.8 m 1.961 ft. The municipal area c ...

Zwenkau

Zwenkau is a town in the district of Leipzig, in Saxony, Germany. Situated between the White Elster and PleiSe rivers, it nestles in the Leipzig Bay and includes parts of the conservation area Elsteraue and Central Germanys Street of Lignite. It ...

Zwochau

Zwochau is a village and a former municipality in the district of North Saxony, in the administrative region of Leipzig, in Saxony. Since 1 January 2013, it is part of the municipality Wiedemar.

Zwonitz

Zwonitz is a town in the district Erzgebirgskreis, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated 9 km south of Stollberg, and 24 km southwest of Chemnitz.

Ackertklippe

The Ackertklippe is a rock formation in Konigshutte in the district of Harz in the Harz mountains of Germany. It is composed mainly of granite. A nearby road is named after the crag. The crag can be climbed by a footpath. A refuge hut was built o ...

Alter Stolberg

The Alter Stolberg is a wooded karst plateau, up to 357.7 m above sea level, in the South Harz in Central Germany. It lies in the districts of Nordhausen in the state of Thuringia and Mansfeld-Sudharz in the state of Saxony-Anhalt.

Ammendorf/Beesen

Ammendorf/Beesen is a suburb to the south of the city of Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It consists of the formerly independent villages of Ammendorf and Beesen.

Anhalt-Wittenberg

Anhalt-Wittenberg is the name of the easternmost region of the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. It includes the landscape units of Anhalt, the Flaming Heath and the region along the River Elbe in the area of the Lutherstadt Wittenberg and the town ...

Barlochsmuhle

The Barlochsmuhle is a former mill near StraSberg in the Harz mountains in Central Germany. The mill is located near the point where the Glasebach stream enters the river Selke and is linked to an iron works that was first mentioned in the record ...

Baumlersklippe

The Baumlersklippe is a crag and one of the so-called Harzklippen in the Harz National Park southwest of Ilsenburg. Whilst in former times it was a popular observation point, which the remains of an enclosing fence bear witness to, today beech an ...

Bockberg

The Bockberg is a hill, 495 m above sea level, near Konigshutte in Harz district in the Harz mountains of central Germany. Since 1967 the hill and its surrounding area have been protected as a nature reserve. The Bockberg rises immediately north ...

Boser Kleef

The Boser Kleef is a rock formation, 440 metres above sea level, near the village of Altenbrak in the district of Harz in central Germany. It is made largely of granite. The Boser Kleef can be reached on foot from several directions including a f ...

Butterberg (Ilsenburg)

The Butterberg lies about halfway between Ilsenburg to the west-northwest and Drubeck to the east-southeast. To the northeast the countryside transitions into the Wahrberg 274.9 m above NN, to the west it descends to the valley of the Ilse and, t ...