Saxony

Saxony is a federal state in the east of . It contains the two largest and most important cities in eastern Germany other than Berlin: Leipzig and Dresden.

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is the capital of Saxony. It's often referred to locally as Elbflorenz, or "Florence on the… Photo: Stefan Kühn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the largest city in the federal state of Saxony, with a population of approximately 600,000. Photo: Gino992, Public domain.

The , called Erzgebirge in German or Krušné hory in Czech, is a mountain range in the south of Saxony in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a geographic and historic region that is mostly located in modern-day land of Saxony in . Photo: Kolossos, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is a region in the central part of Saxony. Photo: Kreidefossil, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Leipzig Lowlands is a plain in Saxony, . It is bordered in the south and east by the Central Saxon Hills.

is an area in Saxony, Germany, so named after its picturesque upland scenery. Photo: Walther Wer, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a region in southwestern Saxony, bordering , and . Photo: Aka, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Saxony

Latitude of center
50.9296° or 50° 55' 46.5" north
Longitude of center
13.4585° or 13° 27' 30.6" east
Population
4,190,000
Abbreviation
SN
Elevation
342 metres (1122 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 473831430
Geo­Names ID
2842566
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Sakse
  • Albanian: Saksonia
  • Amharic: ዛክስን
  • Arabic: Sachsen
  • Arabic: زاكسن
  • Arabic: ساخسين
  • Arabic: ساكسن
  • Arabic: ساكسونيا
  • Arabic: سكسونيا
  • Arabic: صاقس
  • Arabic: صَاقِسُ
  • Arabic: ولاية ساكسونيا
  • Arabic: ولاية سكسونيا
  • Aragonese: Saxonia
  • Armenian: Սաքսոնիա
  • Asturian: Saxonia
  • Aymara: Sachsen suyu
  • Azerbaijani: Saksoniya
  • Bashkir: Саксония
  • Basque: Saxonia
  • Bavarian: Saggsn
  • Belarusian: Саксонія
  • Bengali: জাখসেন
  • Bosnian: Saksonija
  • Breton: Saks
  • Bulgarian: Саксония
  • Catalan: Saxònia
  • Cebuano: Saxony
  • Central Kurdish: ساکسۆنیا
  • Chechen: Маьрша пачхьалкх Саксони
  • Chechen: Саксони
  • Chinese: Sachsen
  • Chinese: 萨克森
  • Chinese: 萨克森自由州
  • Chinese: 薩克森
  • Chinese: 薩克森自由州
  • Chinese: 薩克遜
  • Chuvash: Саксони
  • Cornish: Sachsen
  • Corsican: Sassonia
  • Croatian: Freistaat Sachsen
  • Croatian: Saska
  • Croatian: Slobodna Država Saska
  • Czech: Freistaat Sachsen
  • Czech: Sasko
  • Danish: Sachsen
  • Dimli (individual language): Saksonya
  • Dutch: Freistaat Sachsen
  • Dutch: Saksen
  • Egyptian Arabic: ساكسونيا
  • English: DE-SN
  • English: Free State of Saxony
  • English: Freistaat Sachsen
  • English: Sachsen
  • English: Sakska
  • English: Swobodny stat Sakska
  • Esperanto: Saksio
  • Estonian: Saksimaa
  • Finnish: Sachsen
  • Finnish: Saksi
  • French: Freistaat Sachsen
  • French: République de Saxe
  • French: Saxe
  • French: la Saxe
  • French: État libre de Saxe
  • Galician: Saxonia - Sachsen
  • Galician: Saxonia
  • Georgian: საქსონია
  • German: DE-SN
  • German: Freistaat Sachsen
  • German: Sachsen
  • Greek: Σαξονία
  • Greek: Σαξωνία
  • Guarani: Sahoña
  • Gujarati: સેક્સોની
  • Hakka Chinese: Saxony
  • Hausa: Saxony
  • Hebrew: סקסוניה
  • Hindi: सैक्सोनी
  • Hungarian: Freistaat Sachsen
  • Hungarian: Sachsen
  • Hungarian: Szászország
  • Icelandic: Saxland
  • Ido: Saxonia
  • Indonesian: Sachsen
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Saxonia
  • Interlingue: Saxonia
  • Irish: An tSacsain
  • Italian: Freistaat Sachsen
  • Italian: Sassonia
  • Japanese: ザクセン州
  • Javanese: Sachsen
  • Kannada: ಸ್ಯಾಕ್ಸೋನಿ
  • Kazakh: Саксония еркін мемлекеті
  • Kongo: Sachsen
  • Korean: 작센 자유주
  • Korean: 작센주
  • Korean: 작센 주
  • Kurdish: Saksonya
  • Kölsch: Saxe
  • Ladino: Sajonia
  • Latin: Saxonia
  • Latvian: Saksija
  • Ligurian: Sassonia
  • Limburgan: Sakse
  • Lithuanian: Saksonija
  • Lombard: Sasonia
  • Low German: Saksen
  • Low German: Sassen
  • Lower Sorbian: Sakska
  • Luxembourgish: Sachsen
  • Macedonian: Саксонија
  • Malay: Sachsen
  • Malayalam: സാക്സണി
  • Manx: Sachsen
  • Marathi: जाक्सन
  • Min Dong Chinese: Sachsen
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sachsen
  • Mongolian: Саксон
  • Neapolitan: Sassonia
  • Nepali: स्याक्सोनी
  • Northern Frisian: Saksen
  • Northern Sami: Sachsen
  • Norwegian: Sachsen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sachsen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sachsen
  • Novial: Saxonia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Saxònia
  • Ossetian: Саксони
  • Pampanga: Saxony
  • Panjabi: ਜ਼ਾਕਸਨ
  • Papiamento: Sachsen
  • Persian: زاکسن
  • Pfaelzisch: Sachsen
  • Pfaelzisch: Saksä
  • Piemontese: Sassònia
  • Polish: Freistaat Sachsen
  • Polish: Saksonia
  • Portuguese: Freistaat Sachsen
  • Portuguese: Saxónia
  • Portuguese: Saxônia
  • Portuguese: estado-livre da Saxónia
  • Portuguese: estado da Saxónia
  • Pushto: زاخسن
  • Quechua: Sachsen
  • Romanian: Saxonia
  • Romansh: Saxonia
  • Russia Buriat: Саксони
  • Russian: Freistaat Sachsen
  • Russian: Саксония
  • Russian: Свободное государство Саксония
  • Sardinian: Sassònia
  • Saterfriesisch: Saksen
  • Scots: Saxony
  • Scottish Gaelic: Sagsainn
  • Serbian: Саксонија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sachsen
  • Serbo-Croatian: Saksonija
  • Serbo-Croatian: Saxe
  • Silesian: Saksůńijo
  • Sindhi: سئڪسني
  • Sinhala: සැක්සොනි
  • Slovak: Sasko
  • Slovenian: Saška
  • South Azerbaijani: زاکسن
  • Spanish: Freistaat Sachsen
  • Spanish: Sachsen
  • Spanish: Sajonia
  • Swahili: Saksonia
  • Swedish: Sachsen
  • Swiss German: Freistaat Sachse
  • Tagalog: Sahonya
  • Tajik: Саксония
  • Tamil: சாக்சனி
  • Tamil: சாக்ஸ்சனி
  • Tamil: சாஸோனி
  • Tatar: Ирекле дәүләт Саксония
  • Tatar: Саксония ирекле дәүләте
  • Telugu: సాక్సోనీ
  • Thai: รัฐซัคเซิน
  • Tosk Albanian: Freistaat Sachsen
  • Turkish: Saksonya
  • Ukrainian: Freistaat Sachsen
  • Ukrainian: Вільна земля Саксонія
  • Ukrainian: Саксонія
  • Upper Sorbian: Sakska
  • Urdu: زاکسن
  • Uzbek: Saksoniya
  • Venetian: Sassonia
  • Venetian: Sasònia
  • Vietnamese: Sachsen
  • Vietnamese: Saxony
  • Volapük: Saxän
  • Waray (Philippines): Sachsen
  • Welsh: Sachsen
  • Western Frisian: Saksen
  • Western Panjabi: سیکسنی
  • Wu Chinese: 萨克森自由州
  • Yiddish: סאקסאניע
  • Yoruba: Saxony
  • Yue Chinese: 薩克遜
  • Land Sachsen
  • Sasògna
  • זאקסן

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