Zwickau (district)

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Zwickau
District
Coat of arms of Zwickau
Coat of arms
Saxony Landkreis Zwickau 2008.png
Country  Germany
State Saxony
Capital Zwickau
Area
 • Total 949 km2 (366 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2012)[1]
 • Total 330,294
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration Z, GC, HOT, WDA
Website landkreis-zwickau.de

Zwickau (German: Landkreis Zwickau) is a district (Kreis) in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

History[edit]

The district was established by merging the former districts Zwickauer Land, Chemnitzer Land and the urban district Zwickau as part of the district reform of August 2008.

Geography[edit]

The district is located in the northern foothills of the Erzgebirge, west of Chemnitz. The main rivers of the district are the Zwickauer Mulde and the Pleiße. It borders (from the west and clockwise) the state Thuringia, the district Mittelsachsen, the urban district Chemnitz, and the districts Erzgebirgskreis and Vogtlandkreis.

Towns and municipalities[edit]

Towns Municipalities
  1. Crimmitschau
  2. Glauchau
  3. Hartenstein
  4. Hohenstein-Ernstthal
  5. Kirchberg
  6. Lichtenstein
  7. Limbach-Oberfrohna
  1. Meerane
  2. Oberlungwitz
  3. Waldenburg
  4. Werdau
  5. Wildenfels
  6. Wilkau-Haßlau
  7. Zwickau
  1. Bernsdorf
  2. Callenberg
  3. Crinitzberg
  4. Dennheritz
  5. Fraureuth
  6. Gersdorf
  7. Hartmannsdorf bei Kirchberg
  8. Hirschfeld
  9. Langenbernsdorf
  10. Langenweißbach
  1. Lichtentanne
  2. Mülsen
  3. Neukirchen
  4. Niederfrohna
  5. Oberwiera
  6. Reinsdorf
  7. Remse
  8. Sankt Egidien
  9. Schönberg

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Landkreis Zwickau at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 50°45′N 12°30′E / 50.75°N 12.5°E / 50.75; 12.5