Saxony

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Saxony (Sachsen ; ; Sasko; Saksonia), officially the Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen, Upper Sorbian: Swobodny stat Sakska), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland (Lower Silesian and Lubusz Voivodeships) and the Czech Republic (Karlovy Vary, Liberec, and Ústí nad Labem Regions).wikipedia
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Thuringia

ThüringenFree State of ThuringiaThuringen
Saxony (Sachsen ; ; Sasko; Saksonia), officially the Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen, Upper Sorbian: Swobodny stat Sakska), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland (Lower Silesian and Lubusz Voivodeships) and the Czech Republic (Karlovy Vary, Liberec, and Ústí nad Labem Regions).
Thuringia is surrounded by the states of Bavaria, Hesse, Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Saxony.

Dresden

Dresden, GermanyJohannstadtDrezno
Its capital is Dresden, and its largest city is Leipzig. Many geographic names in Saxony are of Sorbic origin (including the three largest cities Chemnitz, Dresden and Leipzig).
Dresden (, ; ; Drážďany; Drezno) is the capital city of the German state of Saxony, and with around 550,000 inhabitants, it is the state's second most populous city after Leipzig.

Brandenburg

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Saxony (Sachsen ; ; Sasko; Saksonia), officially the Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen, Upper Sorbian: Swobodny stat Sakska), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland (Lower Silesian and Lubusz Voivodeships) and the Czech Republic (Karlovy Vary, Liberec, and Ústí nad Labem Regions).
Brandenburg borders the states of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Saxony, and the country of Poland.

Leipzig

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Its capital is Dresden, and its largest city is Leipzig. Many geographic names in Saxony are of Sorbic origin (including the three largest cities Chemnitz, Dresden and Leipzig).
Leipzig (, also, ; ; Upper Saxon: Leibzsch) is the most populous city in the German federal state of Saxony.

States of Germany

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Saxony (Sachsen ; ; Sasko; Saksonia), officially the Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen, Upper Sorbian: Swobodny stat Sakska), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland (Lower Silesian and Lubusz Voivodeships) and the Czech Republic (Karlovy Vary, Liberec, and Ústí nad Labem Regions).
German reunification in 1990, in which the area of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) became part of the Federal Republic, was performed by the way of accession of the re-established eastern states of Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern), Saxony (Sachsen), Saxony-Anhalt (Sachsen-Anhalt), and Thuringia (Thüringen) to the Federal Republic, as well as the de facto reunification of West and East Berlin into Berlin and its establishment as a full and equal state.

Bautzen (district)

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1. Bautzen (BZ)
The district of Bautzen ('Landkreis Bautzen', ) is a district in the state of Saxony in Germany.

Erzgebirgskreis

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2. Erzgebirgskreis (ERZ)
Erzgebirgskreis is a district (Kreis) in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

Saxony-Anhalt

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Saxony (Sachsen ; ; Sasko; Saksonia), officially the Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen, Upper Sorbian: Swobodny stat Sakska), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland (Lower Silesian and Lubusz Voivodeships) and the Czech Republic (Karlovy Vary, Liberec, and Ústí nad Labem Regions).
Saxony-Anhalt is surrounded by the states of Lower Saxony, Brandenburg, Saxony and Thuringia.

Mittelsachsen

Landkreis MittelsachsenCentral Saxony
6. Mittelsachsen (FG)
Mittelsachsen ("Central Saxony") is a district (Kreis) in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

Bavaria

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Saxony (Sachsen ; ; Sasko; Saksonia), officially the Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen, Upper Sorbian: Swobodny stat Sakska), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland (Lower Silesian and Lubusz Voivodeships) and the Czech Republic (Karlovy Vary, Liberec, and Ústí nad Labem Regions).
When in 1180, Henry the Lion was deposed as Duke of Saxony and Bavaria by his cousin, Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor (a.k.a. "Barbarossa" for his red beard), Bavaria was awarded as fief to the Wittelsbach family, counts palatinate of Schyren ("Scheyern" in modern German).

Görlitz (district)

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3. Görlitz (GR)
Görlitz (Landkreis Görlitz; Upper Sorbian: Wokrjes Zhorjelc; Zemský okres Zhorelec) is a district (Kreis) in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

Saxons

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The area of the modern state of Saxony should not be confused with Old Saxony, the area inhabited by Saxons.
While the continental Saxons are no longer a distinctive ethnic group or country, their name lives on in the names of several regions and states of Germany, including Lower Saxony (which includes central parts of the original Saxon homeland known as Old Saxony), Saxony in Upper Saxony, as well as Saxony-Anhalt (which includes Old, Lower and Upper Saxon regions).

Leipzig (district)

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4. Leipzig (L)
Leipzig (official name: Landkreis Leipzig) is a district (Kreis) in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

Meissen (district)

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

Ústí nad Labem Region

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Saxony (Sachsen ; ; Sasko; Saksonia), officially the Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen, Upper Sorbian: Swobodny stat Sakska), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland (Lower Silesian and Lubusz Voivodeships) and the Czech Republic (Karlovy Vary, Liberec, and Ústí nad Labem Regions).
The region borders the regions of Liberec (east), Central Bohemia (south), Plzeň (southwest), Karlovy Vary (west) and the German region of Saxony to the north.

Vogtlandkreis

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9. Vogtlandkreis (V)
The Vogtlandkreis is a Landkreis (rural district) in the southwest of the Free State of Saxony, Germany, at the borders to Thuringia, Bavaria, and the Czech Republic.

Nordsachsen

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7. Nordsachsen (TDO)
Nordsachsen ("North Saxony") is a district (Kreis) in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

Kingdom of Saxony

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It has been a medieval duchy, an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire, a kingdom, and twice a republic.
Its capital was the city of Dresden, and its modern successor state is the Free State of Saxony.

Zwickau (district)

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10. Zwickau (Z)
Zwickau (Landkreis Zwickau) is a district (Kreis) in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge

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8. Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge (PIR)
Saxon Switzerland-East Ore Mountains (German: Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge; Saské Švýcarsko a východní Krušné hory; ) is a district (Kreis) in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

Chemnitz

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Many geographic names in Saxony are of Sorbic origin (including the three largest cities Chemnitz, Dresden and Leipzig).
Chemnitz (, from 1953 to 1990: Karl-Marx-Stadt; Upper and Lower Sorbian: Kamjenica; Czech: Saská Kamenice) is the third largest city in the German federal state of Saxony after Leipzig and Dresden.

Lubusz Voivodeship

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Saxony (Sachsen ; ; Sasko; Saksonia), officially the Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen, Upper Sorbian: Swobodny stat Sakska), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland (Lower Silesian and Lubusz Voivodeships) and the Czech Republic (Karlovy Vary, Liberec, and Ústí nad Labem Regions).
Lubusz Voivodeship borders West Pomeranian Voivodeship to the north, Greater Poland Voivodeship to the east, Lower Silesian Voivodeship to the south, and Germany (Brandenburg and Saxony) to the west.

Duchy of Saxony

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It has been a medieval duchy, an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire, a kingdom, and twice a republic.
The Saxons were one of the most robust groups in the late tribal culture of the times, and eventually bequeathed their tribe's name to a variety of more and more modern geopolitical territories from Old Saxony (Altsachsen) near the mouth of the Elbe up the river via the Prussian Province of Saxony (in present-day Saxony-Anhalt) to Upper Saxony, the Electorate and Kingdom of Saxony from 1806 corresponding with the German Free State of Saxony, which bears the name today though it was not part of the medieval duchy (see map on the right).

Zwickau

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Zwickau is another major Volkswagen location.
Zwickau (Sorbian (hist.): Šwikawa, Cvikov) is a town in Saxony, Germany, and the capital of the Zwickau district.