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Locator map of Klettwitz in Germany

Country: Germany Germany
State: Brandenburg Brandenburg
District: Wappen Landkreis Oberspreewald-Lausitz.png Oberspreewald-Lausitz
Municipality: Wappen Schipkau.png Schipkau
Population: 1,342 (2000)[1]
Coordinates: 51°32′34″N 13°53′42″E / 51.54278°N 13.89500°E / 51.54278; 13.89500Coordinates: 51°32′34″N 13°53′42″E / 51.54278°N 13.89500°E / 51.54278; 13.89500
Time zone: CET, UTC+1
Elevation: 120 amsl
Postal code: 01998
Dialing code: (+49) 035754
Gentilic: klettwitzer

Klettwitz (Lower Sorbian: Klěśišća) is a German village of Brandenburg, belonging to the municipality of Schipkau, situated in the historical region of Lower Lusatia.


The village was first mentioned in 1370 with the name of Cleticz. Until December 31, 2001 it was an autonomous municipality merged into Schipkau.[2]


Klettwitz, part of the Lower Lusatia region, is located close to the borders with Saxony, 2 km in north of Schipkau. It is 6 km far from Senftenberg, 50 from Cottbus and 63 from Dresden. It is served by the motorway A13, connecting Dresden with Berlin, at the exit nr. 15 ("Klettwitz").

Some municipal localities (Siedlungsgebiete) are part of the suburb of Klettwitz. They are Herrnmühle (Knězny młyń, seat of the old hospital), Staudemühle (Pušćadłowe młyń), Treuhandsiedlung (Drjewojske sedlišćo) and Wilhelminensglück (Wilhelmincowy Gluki).


Located close to Klettwitz it is the "EuroSpeedway Lausitz", a race track originally named "Lausitzring", opened in 2000.



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Media related to Klettwitz at Wikimedia Commons