Löbau-Zittau ( Sorbian: ) is a former Kreis ( Lubij-Žitawa district) in the east of the Free State of Saxony, Germany. Neighboring districts were the district Bautzen in the north-west and the Niederschlesischer Oberlausitzkreis in the north. To the east was Poland, and to the south the Czech Republic.
History [ edit ]
The district was formed in 1994 by merging two previous districts, Löbau and Zittau. In August 2008, it became a part of the new district of
Geography [ edit ]
The main river in the district is the
Lusatian Neisse, which also forms the boundary to Poland. It is mostly hilly landscape of the Lausitzer Bergland; the highest elevation is the Lausche with 793 m above sea level.
Coat of arms [ edit ]
The coat of arms show a typical house of the area, with two towers behind it. The towers represents the town halls of the cities Löbau and Zittau.
Towns and municipalities [ edit ]
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Coordinates: 50°54′N 14°48′E / 50.900°N 14.800°E