Neschwitz

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Neschwitz/Njeswačidło
Castle
Castle
Coat of arms of Neschwitz/Njeswačidło
Coat of arms
Location of Neschwitz/Njeswačidło
Neschwitz/Njeswačidło is located in Germany
Neschwitz/Njeswačidło
Neschwitz/Njeswačidło
Neschwitz/Njeswačidło is located in Saxony
Neschwitz/Njeswačidło
Neschwitz/Njeswačidło
Coordinates: 51°16′N 14°20′E / 51.267°N 14.333°E / 51.267; 14.333Coordinates: 51°16′N 14°20′E / 51.267°N 14.333°E / 51.267; 14.333
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictBautzen
Municipal assoc.Neschwitz
Government
 • MayorGerd Schuster (CDU)
Area
 • Total45.99 km2 (17.76 sq mi)
Elevation
149 m (489 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,450
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
02699
Dialling codes035933, 035937
Vehicle registrationBZ
Websitewww.neschwitz.de

Neschwitz, Sorbian Njeswačidło, is a municipality in the east of Saxony, Germany. It belongs to the district of Bautzen and lies 14 km northwest of the eponymous city.

The municipality is part of the recognized Sorbian settlement area in Saxony. Upper Sorbian has an official status next to German, all villages bear names in both languages.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is situated in the Upper Lusatian flatland.

Villages[edit]

Several villages belong to the municipality:

  • Neschwitz (Njeswačidło)
  • Caßlau (Koslow)
  • Doberschütz (Dobrošicy)
  • Holscha (Holešow)
  • Holschdubrau (Holešowska Dubrawka)
  • Kleinholscha ("Holška")
  • Krinitz (Króńca)
  • Lissahora (Liša Hora)
  • Loga (Łahow)
  • Lomske (Łomsk)
  • Luga (Łuh)
  • Neudorf (Nowa Wjes)
  • Pannewitz (Banecy)
  • Saritsch (Zarěč)
  • Übigau (Wbohow)
  • Weidlitz (Wutołčicy) and
  • Zescha (Šešow)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aktuelle Einwohnerzahlen nach Gemeinden 2017] (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). October 2018.