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Meißen Rural District

district of Saxony, Germany

Meißen is a district (Kreis) in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

Meißen
Saxony Landkreis Meißen 2008.png
Country Germany
StateSaxony
Adm. regionDresden
CapitalMeißen
Area
 • Total1,452.39 km2 (560.77 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total259,343
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationMEI
Websitehttp://www.kreis-meissen.de

Coat of armsEdit

  The coat of arms show a lion, the symbol of the counts of Meißen. The coat of arms were granted on November 16, 1992, and again after the enlargement of 1996 on February 20, 1997. It is identical to that of Flanders.

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