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State of Saxony, Germany

Location of state of Saxony on a map

Saxony is a state found in the nation of Germany. Home to 4,056,799 people, it is the 6th largest division in Germany in terms of population.

Saxony gained its current status as a state in the year 1990. The government of Saxony is lead by Stanislaw Tillich and is based in the state capital of Dresden (Population: 486,854).

The most populous cities in Saxony are: Leipzig (Population: 504,971), Dresden (Population: 486,854), Chemnitz (Population: 247,220), Zwickau (Population: 98,796), Plauen (Population: 66,412).

Saxony State - Quick Facts

Country Germany
Region Type State
Time Zone CET
Year of Establishment 1990
Capital Dresden (Population: 486,854)
Head of Government Stanislaw Tillich
Total Population 4,056,799
Total Area 18,413 sq km (7,109 sq miles)
Population Density 220.3 sq km (570.6 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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