Mittweida (district)

former district in Saxony, Germany
(Redirected from Mittweida Rural District)

Mittweida (IPA: [mɪtˈvaɪda]) was a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It ended in 2008.

Landkreis Mittweida
Coat of arms of Landkreis Mittweida
Coat of arms
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Country Germany
StateSaxony
Adm. regionChemnitz
Disbanded2008
CapitalMittweida
Area
 • Total773.18 km2 (298.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total136,684
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationMW
Websitehttp://www.landkreis-mittweida.de

HistoryEdit

In 1994 the district was created, when the previous districts Hainichen, Rochlitz and part of the district of Chemnitz were joined.

Coat of armsEdit

  The coat of arms show the lion of Meißen in the topright corner, as most of the district area belonged to Meißen historically. The three blue bars symbolize the three main rivers of the district: Zwickauer Mulde, the Chemnitz and the Zschopau.

Towns and municipalitiesEdit

Cities Municipalities Municipalities
  1. Burgstädt
  2. Frankenberg
  3. Geringswalde
  4. Hainichen
  5. Lunzenau
  6. Mittweida
  7. Penig
  8. Rochlitz
  1. Altmittweida
  2. Claußnitz
  3. Erlau
  4. Hartmannsdorf
  5. Königsfeld
  6. Königshain-Wiederau
  7. Kriebstein
  8. Lichtenau
  1. Mühlau
  2. Rossau
  3. Seelitz
  4. Striegistal
  5. Taura
  6. Tiefenbach
  7. Wechselburg
  8. Zettlitz

Other websitesEdit