former district of Germany in Saxony
The Muldentalkreis was a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It ended in 2008.
|Coordinates: Coordinates: 51°17′N 12°43′E / 51.28°N 12.72°E|
|• Total||892.62 km2 (344.64 sq mi)|
|• Density||150/km2 (390/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
The district was formed in 1994 when the two old districts of Grimma and Wurzen were joined together. A few municipalities from other districts around Bad Lausick were added as well.
The district is named after its major river, the Mulde - the name German: Muldental means English: Valley of the Mulde. The Mulde is starts in the south of the district where two smaller rivers, the Freiberger Mulde and the Zwickauer Mulde join.
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- Official website (German)