Demitz-Thumitz

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Demitz-Thumitz
Elementary school
Elementary school
Coat of arms of Demitz-Thumitz
Coat of arms
Demitz-Thumitz   is located in Germany
Demitz-Thumitz
Demitz-Thumitz
Coordinates: 51°8′N 14°15′E / 51.133°N 14.250°E / 51.133; 14.250Coordinates: 51°8′N 14°15′E / 51.133°N 14.250°E / 51.133; 14.250
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Bautzen
Government
 • Mayor Horst Wittholz
Area
 • Total 21.07 km2 (8.14 sq mi)
Elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,704
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01877
Dialling codes 03594
Vehicle registration BZ
Website www.demitz-thumitz.de

Demitz-Thumitz (Sorbian: Zemicy-Tumicy) is a municipality in the east of Saxony, Germany. It belongs to the district of Bautzen.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is situated at the edge of the Lausitzer Bergland (Lusatian Hills).

Villages[edit]

Several villages belong to the municipality:

  • Demitz-Thumitz (Zemicy-Tumicy)
  • Wölkau (Wjelkowy)
  • Medewitz (Mjedźojz)
  • Birkenrode (Brězyšćo)
  • Rothnaußlitz (Čerwjene Noslicy)
  • Cannewitz (Chanecy)
  • Karlsdorf
  • Pottschapplitz (Počaplicy)
  • Pohla-Stacha (Palow-Stachow)

History[edit]

Within the German Empire (1871-1918), Demitz-Thumitz was part of the Kingdom of Saxony.

Transport[edit]

Demitz-Thumitz is located at the railroad line Dresden-Görlitz and the Bundesstraße 6 (Dresden-Bautzen).

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