Neukieritzsch

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Neukieritzsch
Coat of arms of Neukieritzsch
Location of Neukieritzsch within Leipzig district
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Neukieritzsch is located in Germany
Neukieritzsch
Neukieritzsch
Neukieritzsch is located in Saxony
Neukieritzsch
Neukieritzsch
Coordinates: 51°9′5″N 12°24′35″E / 51.15139°N 12.40972°E / 51.15139; 12.40972Coordinates: 51°9′5″N 12°24′35″E / 51.15139°N 12.40972°E / 51.15139; 12.40972
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictLeipzig
Subdivisions5
Government
 • Mayor (2015–22) Thomas Hellriegel[1]
Area
 • Total56.96 km2 (21.99 sq mi)
Elevation
143 m (469 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total6,811
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
04575
Dialling codes03 43 42
Vehicle registrationL
Websitewww.neukieritzsch.de

Neukieritzsch is a municipality in the Leipzig district, in Saxony, Germany. On 1 April 2008, the former municipality of Lobstädt was incorporated into Neukieritzsch. On 1 July 2014, the former municipality of Deutzen was incorporated into Neukieritzsch.

Geography and Transport[edit]

Neukieritzsch lies in the Leipzig Basin approximately 25 km south of Leipzig and 9 km north west of Borna.

Demographics[edit]

Historical Population[edit]

Population (as of 31 December each year):

  • 1998: 4418
  • 1999: 4183
  • 2000: 3908
  • 2001: 3740
  • 2002: 3700
  • 2003: 3651
  • 2004: 3384
  • 2007: 5938
  • 2009: 5740
  • 2012: 5406
  • 2013: 5327
  • 2014: 6897
Data: Statistical Office of Saxony

Economy and Infrastructure[edit]

Municipal office
School

Neukieritzsch station is situated on the Leipzig–Hof railway of the Saxon Bavarian Railway Company and the Neukieritzsch–Chemnitz railway, as well as the former Neukieritzsch–Pegau railway.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bürgermeisterwahlen 2015, Freistaat Sachsen, accessed 12 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung des Freistaates Sachsen nach Gemeinden am 31. Dezember 2020". Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). June 2021.