Ottendorf-Okrilla

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Ottendorf-Okrilla
Coat of arms of Ottendorf-Okrilla
Coat of arms
Ottendorf-Okrilla   is located in Germany
Ottendorf-Okrilla
Ottendorf-Okrilla
Coordinates: 51°10′45″N 13°49′34″E / 51.17917°N 13.82611°E / 51.17917; 13.82611Coordinates: 51°10′45″N 13°49′34″E / 51.17917°N 13.82611°E / 51.17917; 13.82611
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Bautzen
Government
 • Mayor Michael Langwald (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 25.88 km2 (9.99 sq mi)
Elevation 180 m (590 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,941
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01458
Dialling codes 035205
Vehicle registration BZ
Website www.ottendorf-okrilla.de

Ottendorf-Okrilla is a municipality in the Bautzen district, Saxony, Germany. It is located 20 km northeast of Dresden.

Geography[edit]

The area of the municipality is 25.88 km², of which 1.58 km² are commercially used. The length from north to south is 6 km and the east to west length is 7 km. The municipality is subdivided into the Ortsteile Grünberg, Hermsdorf, Medingen and Ottendorf-Okrilla. It has two exits on the motorway A4 (Dresden - Görlitz) and four stations on the railway from Dresden to Königsbrück.

History[edit]

Ottendorf was first mentioned in 1346. The municipality Ottendorf-Okrilla was formed in 1921 by the merger of the former municipalities Ottendorf, Moritzdorf, Großokrilla, Kleinokrilla and Cunnersdorf. In 1994 Grünberg joined the municipality, and in 1999 Hermsdorf and Medingen.

Population[edit]

Population (31 December)
  • 1998 - 10,253
  • 1999 - 10,363
  • 2000 - 10,343
  • 2001 - 10,255
  • 2002 - 10,273
  • 2003 - 10,184
  • 2011 - 9,826

Economy[edit]

Ottendorf-Okrilla has about 6,500 jobs in about 700 companies. It is also the location of the letter processing center of the Deutsche Post for the Dresden area.

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