Sachsen (Saxony)
The region of Sachsen in Germany
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Number of zones186
Maximum PPH186
Last updated2021-01-25

Sachsen (Saxony), officially the Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen), is a region in eastern Germany. The region encompasses the bundesland with same name and has about four million inhabitants.

Bordering regions are Bayern (Bavaria) in the southwest, Thüringen (Thuringia) in the west, Sachsen-Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt) in the northwest, Brandenburg in the north, Poland in the east and Czech Republic in the south.

Flag of Free State of Saxony

Geographical overview[edit]


In Sachsen (Saxony) there are seven municipalities with at least one turfzone. Each of these corresponds to a district (Kreis) within the bundesland:

Municipality Zones
Chemnitz 58
Dresden 86
Erzgebirgskreis 1
Görlitz 3
Landkreis Nordsachsen 1
Leipzig 33
Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge 4

The list is updated according to the zones that existed on 2021-01-25.


There are 186 turfzones in the region, where one is counted as a world heritage site, six train station zones, one national park zone, seven monument zones, seven holy zones, one summit zone, 20 bridge zones and two ruin zones.

Updated: 2021-01-25

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