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Mittelsachsen - DED43

EU regions: Germany > Saxony > Chemnitz Government Region > Mittelsachsen


map of Mittelsachsen DED43
coat of arms Mittelsachsen DED43
indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201686
number of inhabitants2018308 153
population density2017146.4
old-age dependency ratio201846.1

* Mittelsachsen slovensky: DED43

demographic pyramid DED43 Mittelsachsen

From wikipedia:

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

History

The district was established by merging the former districts of Döbeln, Freiberg and Mittweida as part of the district reform of August 2008.

Geography

The district stretches from the Erzgebirge ("Ore Mountains") on the Czech Republic–Germany border to the plains between Leipzig and Dresden. The district borders (from the west and clockwise) the state Thuringia, the districts of Leipzig, Nordsachsen, Meißen, Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge, the Czech Republic, Erzgebirgskreis, the urban district Chemnitz, and the district of Zwickau.

The geography of the district varies considerably, stretching from the northern part which almost reaches the North German Plain, to the southern part in the mountainous Erzgebirge region. The lowest point is at 140 metres above sea level, in the valley of the Freiberger Mulde near Leisnig. The highest point is 855 metres above sea level on the Czech border.

The most important rivers in Mittelsachsen are the Zwickauer and Freiberger Mulde, and the Zschopau river. Other notable rivers include Bobritzsch, Striegis, Gimmlitz and Flöha. The district also contains the reservoirs Kriebstein, Lichtenberg and Ruaschenbach.

other: Chemnitz Government Region, Chemnitz, Erzgebirgskreis, Mittelsachsen, Vogtlandkreis, Zwickau

neighbours: Ústí nad Labem Region, Chemnitz, Altenburger Land, Meissen, Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge, Erzgebirgskreis, Zwickau, Landkreis Leipzig, Nordsachsen


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DED43

Current statistics

August 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 166241, of which 58827 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.0% (2.1% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.1% (11.1%), Revúca 18.1% (9.4%), Kežmarok 16.4% (7.5%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.5% (7.0%), Rožňava 14.4% (8.0%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.4%, Trenčín 2.5%, Nitra 2.7%, Hlohovec 2.8%, Piešťany 2.8%