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Riesa-Großenhain Rural District

former district in Saxony, Germany
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Riesa-Großenhain is a district in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. The district was created in 1994 by joining the two previous districts Riesa and Großenhain.

Riesa-Großenhain
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Country Germany
StateSaxony
Adm. regionDresden
CapitalGroßenhain
Area
 • Total820.51 km2 (316.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total120,539
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationRG
Websitehttp://www.riesa-grossenhain.de

Coat of armsEdit

  The linden or lime tree branch in the left of the coat of arms symbolizes the nature in the district, and is also a symbol for Riesa as it was present in the coat of arms of Riesa since 1623. The black lion on yellow ground stands for Großenhain, as it is also present in then coat of arms of the city Großenhain. The cogwheel in the bottom symbolizes the industrial tradition of the district, mostly iron and steel production, engineering and textile production.

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Other websitesEdit