Panschwitz-Kuckau

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Panschwitz-Kuckau
Panschwitz-Kuckau  is located in Germany
Panschwitz-Kuckau
Panschwitz-Kuckau
Coordinates: 51°14′N 14°12′E / 51.233°N 14.200°E / 51.233; 14.200Coordinates: 51°14′N 14°12′E / 51.233°N 14.200°E / 51.233; 14.200
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Bautzen
Municipal assoc. Am Klosterwasser
Government
 • Mayor Franz Petasch (CDU)
Area
 • Total 23.37 km2 (9.02 sq mi)
Elevation 190 m (620 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,116
 • Density 91/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01920
Dialling codes 035796
Vehicle registration BZ
Website www.panschwitz-kuckau.de

Panschwitz-Kuckau, in Sorbian Pančicy-Kukow, is a municipality in the district of Bautzen, in Saxony, Germany. It is the site of the well-known monastery Sankt Marienstern.

The place is located at both sides of the Klosterwasser stream.

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. In 2001, half of the population spoke Sorbian.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aktuelle Einwohnerzahlen nach Gemeinden 2015] (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). July 2016. 
  2. ^ Walde, Martin: Demographisch-statistische Betrachtungen im Gemeindeverband "Am Klosterwasser". In: Lětopis 51 (2004), Heft 1