Saxony

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Introduction

Coat of Arms

The Saxon coat of arms shows five black chevrons on golden ground, overlaid by a green wreath of lozenges, the arms of the House of Saxony-Wittenberg taken over by the Wettines.

General Information

Area:
18,337 square kilometers (as of 30 June 1990)
18,412 square kilometers (as of 31 December 1995)

Inhabitants:
- 1990 = 4.9 million
- 1995 = 4.57 million

Capital: Dresden

=== Political Structure === (as of 1 January 1996) Saxony consists of 7 independent Cities and 22 Counties:

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Administrative District of Dresden

Administrative District of Chemnitz

Administrative District of Leipzig



Religious Division


Genealogical and historical Societies

(unfortunately, most of the pages are in German only)

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