Schkeuditz

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Schkeuditz
Coat of arms of Schkeuditz
Coat of arms
Schkeuditz   is located in Germany
Schkeuditz
Schkeuditz
Coordinates: 51°24′0″N 12°13′0″E / 51.40000°N 12.21667°E / 51.40000; 12.21667Coordinates: 51°24′0″N 12°13′0″E / 51.40000°N 12.21667°E / 51.40000; 12.21667
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Nordsachsen
Government
 • Mayor Jörg Enke
Area
 • Total 79.36 km2 (30.64 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 16,961
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 04435
Dialling codes 034204
Vehicle registration TDO
Website www.schkeuditz.de
Town center

Schkeuditz (German pronunciation: [ˈʃkɔʏdɪts]) is a town in the district of Nordsachsen, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the White Elster river, 12 km northwest of Leipzig. Leipzig/Halle Airport is located in Schkeuditz. The letter processing center for the greater Leipzig region is also located in Schkeuditz.

Population over time[edit]

The population development over time is given in the following table. Like many towns in east Germany, the population is lower today than just after reunification.

  • 1885: 4,592
  • 1910: 7,462
  • 1925: 7,936
  • 1933: 13,548
  • 1939: 14,846
  • 1950: 18,913
  • 1971: 16,392
  • 1981: 14,208
  • 1988: 15,173
  • 1990: 19,473*
  • 1998: 17,285
  • 2001: 19,027
  • 2003: 18,702
  • 2005: 18,594
  • 2007: 18,150

* using the current town boundaries (Am: city limits). The town boundaries have expanded over time as shown in the following section.

Annexations[edit]

Former District Date Comment
Bienitz 1 January 2000 only Dölzig and Kleinliebenau
Dölzig 1st Januar 1994 Merged with Burghausen and Rückmarsdorf to Bienitz
Freiroda 1 March 1994 Merged with Radefeld
Gerbisdorf 1 December 1972 Merged with Freiroda
Glesien 1 January 1999
Hayna 1 July 1973 Merged with Radefeld
Kleinliebenau 1 January 1957 Merged with Dölzig
Kursdorf 1 January 1994
Lössen 1 July 1950 Merged with Wolteritz
Radefeld 1 January 1999 Teilausgliederung nach Leipzig (7 Einwohner)
Wehlitz 1 July 1950
Wolteritz 1 March 1994 Annexed Radefeld

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