Freiberg (district)

former district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany
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Freiberg was a rural district in the Free State of Saxony, in the country of Germany. It ended in 2008.

Freiberg
Coat of arms of Freiberg
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: Coordinates: 50°54′36″N 13°20′24″E / 50.91000°N 13.34000°E / 50.91000; 13.34000
Country Germany
StateSaxony
Adm. regionChemnitz
Disbanded2008
CapitalFreiberg
Area
 • Total914 km2 (353 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total151,600
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationFG
Websitefreiberg-regional.de

HistoryEdit

The district was established in 1994 by joining the former districts of Freiberg, Brand-Erbisdorf and Flöha.

Coat of armsEdit

  The coat of arms displays:
  • the lion is the heraldic animal of Saxony
  • the tools symbolise the mining tradition in the Ore Mountains

Towns and municipalitiesEdit

Towns Municipalities
  1. Augustusburg
  2. Brand-Erbisdorf
  3. Flöha
  4. Frauenstein
  5. Freiberg
  6. Großschirma
  7. Oederan
  8. Sayda
  1. Bobritzsch
  2. Dorfchemnitz
  3. Eppendorf
  4. Falkenau
  5. Frankenstein
  6. Großhartmannsdorf
  7. Halsbrücke
  8. Hilbersdorf
  9. Leubsdorf
  1. Lichtenberg
  2. Mulda
  3. Neuhausen
  4. Niederwiesa
  5. Oberschöna
  6. Rechenberg-Bienenmühle
  7. Reinsberg
  8. Weißenborn

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