Chemnitz (region)

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Chemnitz
Direktionsbezirk Chemnitz
Map of Saxony highlighting the former Direktionsbezirk of Chemnitz
Map of Saxony highlighting the former Direktionsbezirk of Chemnitz
Country Germany
State Saxony
Disestablished1 March 2012
Region seat Chemnitz
Area
 • Total6,522 km2 (2,518 sq mi)
Population
 (31 Dec. 2010)
 • Total1,526,091
 • Density230/km2 (610/sq mi)
Website www.ldc.sachsen.de
The Regierungsbezirk Chemnitz before August 2008

Chemnitz (German pronunciation: [ˈkɛmnɪt͡s] ( About this sound listen)) is one of the three former Direktionsbezirke of the Free State of Saxony, Germany, located in the south-west of the state. It coincided with the Planungsregion Südsachsen. It was disbanded in March 2012.

History

The Direktionsbezirk Chemnitz came into existence on 1 August 2008, and succeeded the Regierungsbezirk Chemnitz. The territory of the Regierungsbezirk Chemnitz was slightly smaller, and excluded the former district of Döbeln.

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CHEMNITZ (REGION) Latitude and Longitude:

50°45′N 12°50′E / 50.75°N 12.83°E / 50.75; 12.83