Saxon Switzerland-Eastern Ore Mountains (German: Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge; Czech: Saské Švýcarsko a východní Krušné hory; Upper Sorbian: Wokrjes Sakska Šwica-Wuchodne Rudne hory) is a district (Kreis) in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is named after the mountain ranges Saxon Switzerland and Eastern Ore Mountains.
|• Total||1,654 km2 (639 sq mi)|
(31 December 2019)
|• Density||150/km2 (380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Vehicle registration||PIR, DW, FTL, SEB|
The district is located between Dresden and the Czech Republic. In the southwestern part of the district the easternmost part of the Ore Mountains (″Erzgebirge") is found, the southeastern part of the district is named Saxon Switzerland, which is part of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains. The main river of the district is the Elbe. The district borders (from the west and clockwise) the districts of Mittelsachsen and Meißen, the urban district Dresden, the district of Bautzen, and the Czech Republic.
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Media related to Landkreis Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (German)