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Saxony

The state of Saxony with about 4 million inhabitants, is located in the eastern part of Germany , the capital of the Free State this is Dresden. Saxony borders on Bavaria, Thuringia , Saxony -Anhalt , Brandenburg, to the east by Poland and south to the Czech Republic. The province is composed among others of the former East German cities, Chemnitz, a large part of Leipzig , Dresden, and some areas of Cottbus. The Free State of Saxony is divided into 10 counties and in the cities of Chemnitz , Dresden and Leipzig. The province consists of topographical terms of flat and hills , and the Central Mountains. The Saxon economy has gone through by the reunification of Germany a large structural change. Many industrial plants and lignite mines were shut down , or simply replaced by new ones. Dresden , Chemnitz -Zwickau and Leipzig-Halle are the economically strongest regions. Above all, the state capital could create a significant name in the Microtechnology and Globalfoundries by new settlement of major companies . With regard to the transport network of things , so present new routes to be removed for fast traffic on, the railway network was in this state for many years one of the densest in Europe. Especially the Zittau Mountains , Saxon Switzerland , Vogtland and the Ore Mountains are interesting regions for tourism. But the famous Saxon cuisine, and the Erzgebirge craftsmanship support the ever increasing tourism industry. In the last ten years, the number of overnight stays of Saxony could almost triple . Above all, Europeans, Americans and Asians delight in the numerous historical and cultural attractions . Especially famous for this state are the Dresden Semeroper , the hunting lodges Moritz and Hubertus Castle , Royal Palace and the Pillnitz Castle to name just some of the Saxon heritage.



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