Neschwitz

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Neschwitz/Njeswačidło
Castle
Castle
Coat of arms of Neschwitz/Njeswačidło
Coat of arms
Neschwitz/Njeswačidło  is located in Germany
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
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Bautzen
Municipal assoc. Neschwitz
Government
 • Mayor Gerd Schuster (CDU)
Area
 • Total 45.99 km2 (17.76 sq mi)
Elevation 149 m (489 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,511
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 02699
Dialling codes 035933, 035937
Vehicle registration BZ
Website www.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)

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